Police on Friday recognized Justin Dale Valdivia, 46, as the person discovered fatally stabbed the day earlier than inside a house in Northeast Portland’s Eliot neighborhood.
A state medical expert decided Valdivia died from a stab wound and dominated his loss of life a murder.
Court docket information present Valdivia lived at a house on Northeast Rodney Avenue between Russell and Sacramento streets, presumably the identical residence the place he was discovered lifeless.
Officers responded to a name about 1:30 a.m. Thursday at a house within the 2400 block of Northeast Rodney Avenue, the place they discovered Valdivia lifeless. Police declined to launch the precise tackle in an electronic mail Friday to The Oregonian/OregonLive and mentioned no extra details about the investigation was at the moment out there.
Police on the time mentioned in a information launch everybody “concerned” within the stabbing stayed on the scene.
It was the second deadly stabbing in Northeast Portland this week. Morgan Seger, 49, was discovered stabbed to loss of life Monday within the driveway of an Irvington neighborhood church.
One other man, 27-year-old Juan Carlos Artiles, was fatally shot Sunday morning inside an condominium in Southeast Portland’s Lents neighborhood.
Valdivia’s loss of life marks town’s 69th murder in 2022, one lower than this time final 12 months. Portland skilled a file 92 homicides in 2021.
Anybody with details about the stabbing is requested to contact detectives Michael Schmerber at email@example.com and 503-823-0991 or Erik Kammerer at firstname.lastname@example.org and 503-823-0762.
— Catalina Gaitán; email@example.com; @catalinagaitan_
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