Death Investigation Underway in Kerns Neighborhood

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April 15, 2024 14:15


One person is deceased and a death investigation is underway in the Kerns Neighborhood.

On Monday, April 15, 2024, at approximately 12:10 p.m., Central Precinct officers responded to reports of an assault in the 2600 block of Northeast Buxton Street. When officers arrived, they found an adult male who was unresponsive. Officers performed life-saving measures, but unfortunately, the man died at the scene. All individuals connected to this incident are accounted for.

The Portland Police Bureau’s Homicide Unit has responded to the scene to investigate. During the investigation, streets in the area will be blocked.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective Ryan Foote at (503) 823-0781 or Detective Travis Law at (503) 823-0395 and reference case number 24-92888.

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



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