Skip to Main Content View Text-Only

The City of Portland, Oregon

Police Bureau

Sworn to protect. Dedicated to serve.

Phone: 503-823-0000

Non-Emergency: 503-823-3333

1111 S.W. 2nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

More Contact Info

Subscribe to RSS feed

Most Recent

View Less


Case # 87-21048

On Tuesday, September 2, 1986, the body of Terrence Rodger Demildenhall, a 22-year-old white male, who was a transient, was found in his sleeping bag on the west seawall of the Willamette River. He had been shot in the head.

Almost six months later, on Friday, February 27, 1987, not far from where Demildenhall had been murdered, the body of Fred William Edgi, a 36-year-old Indian male, who was a transient, was found in his sleeping bag.  He, too, had been shot in the head.  Evidence links the same suspect to both murders.

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 of Oregon offers cash rewards for information, reported to Crime Stoppers, that leads to an arrest in any unsolved felony crime and tipsters can remain anonymous.

Information about this case or any unsolved felony crime may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,500.

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

Submit an anonymous tip:

Visit the App Store and download P3 Tips to submit secure and anonymous tips.

Online at

Call 503-823-HELP (4357).