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UPDATE: Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood Homicide Victim Identified (Photo)

September 30, 2023 12:26


The victim killed in the Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood Thursday is identified as Traves D. Barisich, 46. His family has been notified of his death and provided the attached photograph for public release. They are requesting privacy at this time.

The medical examiner conducted an autopsy and determined he died of homicide by blunt force trauma.

The case remains under investigation.


***Original Message Below***

A homicide investigation is underway in the Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood.

On Thursday, September 28, 2023, at 4:24a.m., Central Precinct officers responded to a report of an assault in the 2400 block of Southeast 26th Avenue. When they arrived they located a victim, believed to be an adult male, deceased at the scene. The suspect or suspects left the scene before police arrived and no immediate arrests were made.

The Portland Police Homicide Unit is responding to the scene to investigate. During th

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