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Police: Boyfriend arrested in woman’s death inside SE Portland apartment

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Homicide detectives booked Spencer Thomas Johnson, 37, in connection to a death investigation at an apartment complex in southeast Portland Saturday.

Officers were called to the Misty Firs Apartments on Southeast 122nd Avenue at around 7 a.m. Saturday morning on the report that someone had died inside one of the apartments.

Police identified the victim as Cory Jonell Ruth, 48, who died of a single gunshot wound.

Johnson lived in the apartment, and was the victim’s boyfriend according to police.

Police said Johnson faces charges of murder and unlawful use of a weapon.

He will be arraigned Tuesday in Multnomah County Court.

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