Man arrested on murder charge in Portland

April 8, 2019

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A 38-year-old man was arrested on a murder charge after a man was found dead on a sidewalk in downtown Portland.

KOIN reports that Portland police said officers responded to a report of an assault at 12:31 a.m. Monday. They found a man unconscious and heavily bleeding. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers detained the suspect a few blocks from the scene. He was booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center on one count of murder and one count of unlawful use of a weapon.

Homicide detectives are leading the investigation.