UPDATE: Suspicious Death Determined to be Homicide, Victim Identified (Photo)

March 04, 2024 09:22

  

The suspicious death investigation in the Powellhurst-Gilbert Neighborhood on February 27th has been confirmed as a homicide. The victim is identified as Christopher M. McMillan, 41. His family has been notified of his death and provided the attached photograph for public release. They are asking for privacy.

The medical examiner has determined that McMillan died of homicide by gunshot wound.

This remains an active investigation. Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact Detective Sean Macomber at sean.macomber@police.portlandoregon.gov (503) 823-0404 or Detective Eric McDaniel at eric.mcdaniel@police.portlandoregon.gov (503) 823-0833 and reference case number 24-48302.

Photo description: Christopher McMillan

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***Original Message Below***

A suspicious death investigation is underway in the Powellhurst-Gilbert Neighborhood.

On Tuesday, February 27, 2024, at 11:59 a.m., East Precinct officers responded to the 3300 block of Southeast 90th Place to conduct a welfare check. When officers arrived, they located one person deceased. Due to suspicious circumstances found at the scene, the Portland Police Bureau’s Homicide Unit has responded to investigate. Cause and manner of death will be determined after an autopsy is performed by the medical examiner's office.

During the investigation, Southeast 90th Place is closed between Southeast Powell Boulevard and Southeast Victor Street.

If anyone has information about this incident, please contact Detective Sean Macomber at sean.macomber@police.portlandoregon.gov (503) 823-0404 or Detective Eric McDaniel at eric.mcdaniel@police.portlandoregon.gov (503) 823-0833 and reference case number 24-48302.

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

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