Homicide of Donald Polk Remains Unsolved After 11 Years - Crime Stoppers Featured Case #10-44 (Photo)

October 21, 2021 08:07


The Portland Police Bureau, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for your help in solving a homicide that occurred in October 2010 at Southwest 1st Avenue and Sheridan Street.

On October 21, 2010, at approximately 8:00 a.m., Portland Police Bureau officers responded to a bus shelter at Southwest 1st and Sheridan to assist medical personnel with a deceased male.

Officers arrived and found 50-year-old Donald Ray Polk dead of apparent stab wounds. Homicide detectives were called to the scene to begin an investigation into Polk's death.

"Pokey", as he was known to his friends, is believed to have been living on the streets at the time of his death.

There is no suspect information in this case.

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Photo: Victim Donald Polk