Homicide Detectives Investigating Suspicious Death in Rose City Park Neighborhood

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April 14, 2019 12:35

  

On Sunday, April 14th, 2019, at 11:39 a.m., North Precinct officers responded to a wooded area in the 6200 Block of Northeast Hassalo Street on the report that someone had found a body.

Officers and medical personnel arrived at the scene and confirmed that the person was deceased. The deceased appears to be an adult female.

Based on a preliminary investigation, officers requested homicide detectives and members from the Forensic Evidence Division to respond to the scene to continue the investigation. The Oregon State Medical Examiner will conduct an autopsy to determine the cause and manner of death.

Officers have closed the immediate area while conducting the investigation, however traffic is not effected. The area is expected to be closed for several hours.

No other details are available at this time. The PIO is not responding to the scene.

Anyone with information about this incident should contact the Non-Emergency Line at 503-823-3333.

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