UPDATE: Domestic Violence Homicide Victim Identified (Photo)

June 24, 2023 17:46


The victim is identified as Kathy S. Green, 64, of Portland. Her family has been notified of her death and provided the attached photograph for public release.

The charges for Austin K. Green-Yurick have been amended to Murder in the Second Degree-Domestic Violence (DV), Assault in the First Degree-DV, Assault in the Second Degree-DV, and Unlawful Use of a Weapon-DV.


***Original Message Below***

A woman has died after she was struck with a baseball bat and her son has been arrested.

On Thursday, June 22, 2023 at 7:26p.m., East Precinct officers responded to a report of an assault at a home in the 1300 block of Northeast 68th Avenue. When officers arrived, they located the victim with serious, life-threatening injuries. She was transported to the hospital by ambulance.

The suspect, the victim’s son, remained on scene and cooperated with officers. The Portland Police Special Victims Unit responded to the scene to lead the investigation, assisted by the Homicide Unit.

Austin K. Green-Yurick, 32, was booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center on charges of Attempted Murder in the Second Degree-Domestic Violence, Assault in the Second Degree-Domestic Violence, and Unlawful Use of a Weapon-Domestic Violence.

On Saturday, June 24, 2023, Detectives were notified that she died of her injuries at the hospital. Green-Yurick is expected to face amended charges. The victim will be identified once family members have had time to make notifications.

If anyone has information about this case, please contact Detective Mike Greenlee at Michael.Greenlee@police.portlandoregon.gov or 503-823-0871 and reference case number 23-164341.



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