UPDATE: Missing Endangered Woman Found Deceased (Photo)

September 18, 2020 19:29

  

A woman who has been missing for 3 weeks was located deceased roughly 4 miles from her home.

On Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 7:09a.m., North Precinct officers were dispatched to the report of a deceased person in the 3800 block of Northeast Lombard Street. Officers responded located the body. Officers contacted the Multnomah County Medical Examiner's (ME) office, who responded, conducted a death investigation, and recovered the body.

Today, Friday September 18, 2020, the Medical Examiner's (ME) office notified Portland Police that they confirmed the identity of the deceased as Ha Pham. She was the subject of multiple press releases as Missing Persons detectives hoped the public would be able to locate her. On August 28, 2020, she walked away from her home in the 900 block of Northeast 72nd Ave. She suffered from Alzheimer's disease. The ME classified the death as undetermined natural causes.

The Portland Police Bureau is grateful for the media and members of the public who spread the word and helped look for Ha Pham.

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The Portland Police Bureau Missing Persons Unit continues to search for 71 year old Ha Pham. Ms. Pham was last seen near her Southeast Portland home in the Montavilla neighborhood on Friday, August 28.

Ms. Pham has Alzheimer's disease and is medically fragile. She does not drive and does not use public transportation.

Today detectives from the Missing Persons Unit spent time on foot looking for Ms. Pham and distributing her picture.

A member of Ms. Pham's family is interested to speak with reporters if it would help generate community awareness. Please contact the Portland Police PIO for contact information.

If anyone sees Ha Pham, please call 911 right away. People may also contact missing persons Detective Kristina Coffey at 503-823-1081 and missing@portlandoregon.gov .


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The Portland Police Bureau Missing Persons Unit asks for continued community help locating 71 year old Ha Pham. Ms. Pham has Alzheimer's disease and is medically fragile. She was last seen near her home in the Montavilla neighborhood on Friday, August 28.

Ms. Pham does not drive and does not use transit. She had been known to walk to the Glisan Fred Meyer store, and is familiar with the area of Southeast Division near Southeast 117th Avenue.

A member of Ms. Pham's family is interested to speak with reporters if it would help generate community awareness. Please contact the Portland Police PIO for contact information.
If anyone sees Ha Pham, please call 911 right away. People may also contact missing persons Detective Kristina Coffey at 503-823-1081 and missing@portlandoregon.gov .

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Portland Police are looking for an endangered woman that left her home Friday and has not been seen since.

Ha Pham, 71, walked away from her home in the 900 block of Northeast 72nd Ave on Friday about noon. Her family said she suffers from Alzheimer's disease, so she may be confused and not know where she is or how to get home. She speaks no English, only Vietnamese.

Ha Pham is described as an Asian female, 5'1", 110 pounds, last seen wearing a black sleeveless dress and she was not wearing a mask. She has shoulder-length graying hair.

See attached photograph provided by her family.

If anyone sees Ha Pham, please call 911 right away. If anyone has information about her, please contact missing persons Detective Kristina Coffey at 503-823-1081 and missing@portlandoregon.gov .


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