UPDATE: Lents Neighborhood Stabbing Investigation Concludes

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February 12, 2023 17:15


After analysis of evidence, interviews with witnesses, and an autopsy, it was determined that the injuries were self-inflicted. The medical examiner determined that the manner and cause of death was suicide by knife. No further information will be released in this case.


***Original Message Below***

A man is deceased after a stabbing in the Lents Neighborhood.

On Friday, February 10, 2023 at 7:04p.m., East Precinct officers responded to a report of a person deceased in the 7600 block of Southeast 98th Avenue. When they arrived they found a man outside a home with apparent stab wounds. The cause and manner of death, as well as the identity of the deceased, will be determined by the medical examiner.

Portland Police Homicide Unit Detectives responded to the scene and are investigating. No arrests have been made.

During the investigation, Southeast 98th Avenue is closed north of Southeast Mt. Scott Boulevard.

If anyone has information about this incident, please contact Detective William Winters William.Winters@police.portlandoregon.gov 503-823-0466 or Detective Jason Koenig Jason.Koenig@police.portlandoregon.gov 503-823-0889 and reference case number 23-38314.

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



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