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  1. #1
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    Jul 2009

    OR - Donald Polk, 50, Portland, 21 Oct 2010


    Emergency dispatchers said the body was discovered at Southwest 1st Avenue and Arthur Street just off Naito Parkway.

    There’s no word on the identity, gender or age of the person found dead.


    Just in: Body found in southwest Portland at SW 1st/Arthur. Portland police on scene. More as we get it here
    Last edited by Cubby; 01-24-2011 at 08:14 AM.

  2. #2
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    Mar 2009
    I assume it's this case:
    Published: Thursday, October 21, 2010, 9:50 AM Updated: Thursday, October 21, 2010, 11:10 AM

    This article doesn't have the name but some more information, it was a man and apparently investigated as homicide.

    Medical personnel were called to the scene in the 2500 block of Southwest First Avenue near Sheridan Street right after 8 a.m., where they found a man slumped over in a bus kiosk, said Sgt. Pete Simpson, spokesman for Portland police.
    There is a vacant building at the site and apartment complexes a few blocks away.

    Simpson said it was not clear who called 9-1-1.
    Another article seems to be talking about the same case, the dates and streets match and the bus thing matches.

    Reward Offered For Info In Fatal Stabbing
    Donald Ray Polk Found Dead At SW Portland Bus Shelter

    POSTED: 5:39 pm PDT November 2, 2010
    UPDATED: 7:11 pm PDT November 2, 2010

    Portland police say officers were called to a bus shelter at about 8 a.m. Oct. 21 at Southwest 1st Avenue and Sheridan Street and found Donald Ray Polk dead of what officers said were stab wounds.

    Detectives say “Pokey,” as he was known to friends, is believed to have been homeless at the time of his death. Police do not know where he might have been staying.

    Polk was last seen alive at a 7-Eleven store at Southwest First Avenue and Arthur Street at about midnight, police say.

    Yet another link with mostly the same information.
    Last edited by Donjeta; 01-24-2011 at 06:46 AM.

  3. #3
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    Apr 2013
    From October 2015:


    Two killings that happened on October 21 in 2010 and 2011 remain unsolved.

    On October 21, 2010, Portland police said Donald Ray Polk died of stab wounds...

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