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Case #83-42107

On Thursday, May 26, 1983, in the early morning hours, the body of Rose Marie Ouellette, a 33-year-old white female, was found in her apartment at the Evergreen Apartments, located at 1920 N.W. 26th Avenue.  She had been stabbed and due to the condition of her body, it appeared she had been deceased for several days.

The last reported time she was seen alive was late in the evening hours of Thursday, May 19th.  That evening, she had been socializing with friends at Hogart’s Tavern in Northwest Portland, and had left the area and returned to her apartment building.

The Cold Case Unit would like anyone with information regarding this case to contact them. Witnesses may contact Cold Case Homicide Unit investigators directly at (503) 823-0400. To remain anonymous, witnesses may provide information through Crime Stoppers of Oregon.

Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information, reported to Crime Stoppers, that leads to an arrest in this case, or any unsolved felony, and tipsters can remain anonymous.

Information learned from social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter or YouTube should be shared with investigators as these tips may lead to the identification of a suspect or suspects. Links can be shared directly with investigators or anonymously through Crime Stoppers.

Leave a Crime Stoppers tip online at text CRIMES (274637) and in the subject line put 823HELP, followed by the tip, or call (503) 823-HELP (4357) and leave the tip information. Tips can be left in English or Spanish.

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