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Police investigating body found in NE Portland church parking lot

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Homicide detectives with the Portland Police Bureau are investigating the scene where a body was discovered in a church parking lot in the Parkrose neighborhood.

Officers responded to a report of an unconscious person in the lot at St. Rita's Catholic Church on Northeast Prescott Street at 9:43 a.m. Thursday.

When officers and medical staff arrived at the parking lot they discovered the body of a 45-year-old man.

Detectives and forensics teams then responded to conduct an investigation of the scene. Officers said preliminary information from the scene does not suggest any risk to residents in the area.

Officers detained one person but they have since been released. No arrests have been made in this case.

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