Police welfare check in North Portland turns into death investigation


PORTLAND, OR – On December 2, 2020, at 7:06 a.m., officers from the North Precinct responded to call of a welfare check in the area of North Columbia Blvd and North Bank. The welfare check is now a death investigation and Detectives are responding to the scene.

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Eastbound North Columbia Blvd is closed from Upland to Midway.

An update will be provided when available from Detectives.

Anyone with information about this incident should contact Detective Travis Law 503-823-0395 Travis.Law@portlandoregon.gov or Detective Ryan Foote 503-823-0781 Ryan.Foote@portlandoregon.gov.