Update: Kenton Neighborhood Homicide Victim Identified (Photo)

September 23, 2020 15:24

  

The victim in stabbing that occurred on September 21, 2020, has been identified as 45 year-old James Allen Anderson of Portland. The Oregon State Medical Examiner determined the death to be homicide by stab wound.

Mr. Anderson's family has been notified and provided the photograph.

If anyone has information about the stabbing and has not been contacted by investigators, they are asked to contact the Detective Shaye Samora at 503.823.0768, Shaye.Samora@portlandoregon.gov or Detective Rico Beniga 503-823-0457, Rico.Beniga@portlandoregon.gov.

This is the 35th homicide in the City of Portland for 2020. Total homicides in the City of Portland for 2019 was 32.

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The stabbing that occurred yesterday, September 21, 2020, in the 8400 block of North Interstate Place resulted in a homicide. The victim's identity is not being released at this time.

An autopsy by the Oregon State Medical Examiner's Office is scheduled to provide an official cause and manner of death.

North Precinct officers took the suspect into custody upon their arrival and Homicide detectives later booked 31 year-old Jonathan C. Creswell of Portland into the Multnomah County Detention Center for Murder II (domestic violence) and Unlawful Use of a Weapon (domestic violence).

If anyone has information about the stabbing and has not been contacted by investigators, they are asked to contact the Detective Shaye Samora at 503.823.0768, Shaye.Samora@portlandoregon.gov or Detective Rico Beniga 503-823-0457, Rico.Beniga@portlandoregon.gov

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On September 21, 2020, at 9:15 a.m., North Precinct officers responded to the 8400 block of North Interstate Place on reports of a stabbing.

Officers have secured the crime scene and detectives will be assisting in the investigation. North Interstate Place is closed from Argyle to McClellan, and North Willis is closed from Fenwick to Interstate Place There is no threat to the public.

The PIO is not responding to the scene.

If anyone has information about the stabbing and has not been contacted by investigators, they are asked to contact the Detective Shaye Samora at 503.823.0768, Shaye.Samora@portlandoregon.gov or Detective Rico Beniga 503-823-0457, Rico.Beniga@portlandoregon.gov

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