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Police complete suspicious death investigation in NW Portland

Police on Friday said they no longer consider the death of a man found collapsed in the doorway of his Northwest Portland home to be suspicious.

They received the results of an autopsy and would release nothing further, they said in a statement. They didn’t disclose what the autopsy revealed and a spokeswoman for the Medical Examiner’s Office referred questions to police.

Police responded Saturday morning to reports of a person stabbed with a weapon in the 9900 block of Northwest Hoge Avenue in the Linnton neighborhood, dispatch records show.

A pair of mail carriers found the man unconscious and covered in blood in the doorway of his home just before 10 a.m., neighbor Catherine Magasich told KATU News.

Homicide detectives completed an on-scene investigation that day. Police provided no additional information afterward, leaving those living in the area rattled and wondering how their

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Police complete suspicious death investigation in NW Portland

Police on Friday said they no longer consider the death of a man found collapsed in the doorway of his Northwest Portland home to be suspicious.

They received the results of an autopsy and would release nothing further, they said in a statement. They didn’t disclose what the autopsy revealed and a spokeswoman for the Medical Examiner’s Office referred questions to police.

Police responded Saturday morning to reports of a person stabbed with a weapon in the 9900 block of Northwest Hoge Avenue in the Linnton neighborhood, dispatch records show.

A pair of mail carriers found the man unconscious and covered in blood in the doorway of his home just before 10 a.m., neighbor Catherine Magasich told KATU News.

Homicide detectives completed an on-scene investigation that day. Police provided no additional information afterward, leaving those living in the area rattled and wondering how their

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Police: Death of person found in NW Portland home not suspicious in nature

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) – The death of a person found inside a home in the Linnton neighborhood has been determined to be not suspicious, according to Portland police.

On Saturday morning, officers responded to a report of a person found unconscious at a home in the 9900 block of Northwest Hoge Avenue.

Officers and medical personnel arrived to the scene and determined that the person was dead.

The Medical Examiner’s Officer conducted an investigation and autopsy. According to police, the autopsy showed the death was not suspicious in nature.

Police said nothing further will be released about this case.

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Neighbors still baffled by death of NW Portland man found stabbed in the doorway of home

Police have yet to identify a man found stabbed and unconscious in the doorway of his Northwest Portland home five days ago and won’t say whether there’s an ongoing public safety threat. Mail carriers discovered the man.

Neighbors have told The Oregonian/OregonLive they remain rattled by the suspicious death along the quiet block in Linnton.

Police said Thursday they will release no further details for now.

Authorities responded Saturday morning to reports of a person stabbed with a weapon in the 9900 block of Northwest Hoge Avenue, dispatch records show.

A pair of mail carriers found the man unconscious and covered in blood in the doorway of his home just before 10 a.m., neighbor Catherine Magasich told KATU News.

Neighbors who spoke with The Oregonian/OregonLive have identified the man as Jon Kennith Ford, 53, whose name is also found in property records for the home.

Homicide detectives completed an

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Neighbors still baffled by death of NW Portland man reported stabbed in the doorway of home

Police have yet to identify a man reportedly found stabbed and unconscious in the doorway of his Northwest Portland home five days ago and won’t say whether there’s an ongoing public safety threat. Mail carriers discovered the man.

Neighbors have told The Oregonian/OregonLive they remain rattled by the suspicious death along the quiet block in Linnton.

Police said Thursday they will release no further details for now.

Authorities responded Saturday morning to reports of a person stabbed with a weapon in the 9900 block of Northwest Hoge Avenue, dispatch records show.

A pair of mail carriers found the man unconscious and covered in blood in the doorway of his home just before 10 a.m., neighbor Catherine Magasich told KATU News.

Neighbors who spoke with The Oregonian/OregonLive have identified the man as Jon Kennith Ford, 53, whose name is also found in property records for the home.

Homicide detectives completed

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Suspicious death investigation underway in NW Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. — Homicide detectives are investigating a suspicious death in Northwest Portland.

Portland police were called to the 9900 block of Northwest Hoge Avenue shortly before 10 a.m. Saturday after a person was reportedly found unconscious at a house. Officers and medics determined the person was dead.

The medical examiner will determine the cause of death.

Hoge Avenue was closed at Highway 30 for the investigation, but has since reopened. 

No other details were immediately released.

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Detectives investigating suspicious death after body found in NE Portland

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) – Homicide detectives are investigating after a body was found in northeast Portland on Sunday.

Just before 11:40 a.m., officers responded to a wooded area in the 6200 block of Northeast Hassalo Street on a report that someone had found a body. 

Officers arrived at the scene and confirmed that the person was deceased. Police say the deceased person appears to be a woman. 

Homicide detectives and members of the Forensic Evidence Division responded to the scene to investigate. 

The Oregon State Medical Examiner will conduct an autopsy to determine cause and manner of death. 

Officers closed the immediate area during the investigation. The closure is expected to last for several hours. Police say traffic has not been affected.

No additional details were immediately available. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the Non-Emergency Line at 503-823-3333.

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Homicide detectives investigating after woman’s body found in NE Portland

Portland homicide detectives are investigating after a body was found in what they described as a “wooded area” Sunday morning just north of Interstate 84 near Northeast 62nd Avenue.

Around 11:30 a.m., police were called to the 6200 block of Northeast Hassalo Street after someone reported finding a body.

Officers and medical personnel found a deceased woman, according to a police press release. Based on their initial investigation, officers called in homicide detectives and staff from the forensic evidence division.

The state medical examiner is set to conduct an autopsy of the body to determine how the woman died.

The surrounding area is closed during the investigation, although police say that is not impacting traffic. Anyone who has information about the incident can call (503) 823-3333.

— Hillary Borrud

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Homicide detectives investigate suspicious death in N. Portland’s St. Johns neighborhood

Homicide detectives are investigating a suspicious death in North Portland’s St. Johns neighborhood, police say.

Officers responded to a home in the 8100 block of North Jersey Street shortly after 8:30 p.m. Wednesday to perform a welfare check, according to police. They found a dead person who appears to be a man.

Police haven’t released any details about the circumstances of the person’s death. A medical examiner will perform an autopsy.

No arrests have been announced, but investigators don’t think there’s a public threat.

Police urge anyone who has information to contact Homicide Detective Travis Law at (503-823-0395; travis.law@portlandpolice.gov) or Detective Vince Cui at (503-823-0449; vince.cui@portlandpolice.gov.)

— Jim Ryan; jryan@oregonian.com; 503-221-8005; @Jimryan015

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Portland man charged with murder in local woman’s death

A Portland man has been arrested and charged with murder in connection with the death of a woman whose body was discovered Sunday morning in the city, police said.

Lt. Robert Martin identified the murder suspect as Gregory Vance, 61.

The victim is a Portland resident, but police said they would not publicly identify her until her relatives have been notified.

Police were called to 362 Cumberland Ave. around 10:45 a.m. to check on the well-being of the victim, according to Martin.

Vance was taken into custody at the scene and later charged with murder. He was being held Sunday evening without bail at the Cumberland County Jail.

Martin said the state Office of Chief Medical Examiner will conduct an autopsy to determine the cause and manner of the woman’s death.

Initially, police in a tweet called the woman’s death suspicious. The department also said there is no danger to the public.

Dennis Hoey can be

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