UPDATE: Suspect in 2022 Homicide Arrested

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February 21, 2024 11:14


An arrest has been made in a 2022 homicide investigation associated with a deceased security guard.

On Tuesday, February 20, 2024, U.S. Marshals arrested Cedrick Damon Washington Jr., 31, of Portland. He was booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center on the following charges: Murder in the Second Degree and Unlawful Use of a Weapon.

Anyone with information about this case is urged to contact Detective Michael Schmerber at Michael.Schmerber@police.portlandoregon.gov (503) 823-0991 and reference case number 22-119655.


***Original Messages Below***

The deceased victim in this homicide has been identified as 22-year-old
Sircharles Marc Anthony Jones. Jones was working as a security guard at the time he was killed.

The Medical Examiner's Office has determined his manner and cause of death to be homicide by gunshot wound. Jones' family has been notified of his death, and they provided the attached photograph for public release.

Photograph: Sircharles Jones


***Original Message Below***

A man is deceased after a shooting in the south waterfront area of Downtown Portland and homicide detectives are investigating.

On Friday, May 6, 2022 at 3:21a.m., Central Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of a shooting in the 2100 block of South River Parkway. When they arrived they located a deceased adult male in a vehicle. The cause and manner of death will be determined by the Medical Examiner.

Officers searched for suspects but none were immediately located. No arrests have been made.

Portland Police Homicide Unit Detectives responded to the scene to investigate. During the investigation, South River Parkway is closed east of South Moody Avenue.

The investigation is ongoing. If anyone has information about this case, please contact Detective Michael Schmerber at Michael.Schmerber@portlandoregon.gov 503-823-0991 or Detective Erik Kammerer at Erik.Kammerer@portlandoregon.gov 503-823-0762 .

The PIO is not responding to the scene. More information will be released when appropriate.



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