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UPDATE #2: Victim of Downtown Stabbing Identified

February 02, 2023 13:09


The victim of the downtown stabbing Tuesday is identified as Jonathan D. Bennett, 34. His family has been notified of his death, and is requesting privacy as they grieve their loss. They are declining media interview requests at this time.

The medical examiner determined that Bennett died of homicide by stabbing.

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***Original Messages Below***

A man has been arrested for the January 31st Downtown stabbing that left another man dead.

After conducting their initial investigation, homicide detectives arrested the previously detained individual, identified as 25-year-old Jonathan Grall. Grall was booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center on one count of Murder in the Second Degree and one count of Unlawful Use of a Weapon.

More information will be released as the investigation allows.

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On Tuesday, January 31st, at 10:57 p.m., officers from the Central Precinct responded to stabbi

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