Victim of a July 2, 2020 Assault Dies at Area Hospital-Suspect Arrested (Photo)

July 13, 2020 12:16


On July 2, 2020 at 12:24 a.m., North Officers responded to an assault call in the 300 block of Northeast Dekum Street. 67 year-old Jeffrey Sloan was injured in the assault by a known suspect and taken to an area hospital. Assault Detectives were assigned this case for follow-up investigation.

On July 10, 2020 Portland Police Bureau officers were notified that Jeffrey Sloan had died at the hospital. Sloan's family has been notified.

The Oregon State Medical Examiner's Office determined Sloan died of homicidal violence.

On July 12, 2020 PPB Officers arrested 36 year-old Damian Raufmalik Lucas for Murder II and an outstanding warrant for Assault I related to this case.

Anyone with information related to Sloan's death is asked to contact Detective Brian DeClercque at (503) 823-2056 or or Detective Travis Law at (503) 823-0395 or

This is an active investigation and there is no additional information for release at this time.



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