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Police investigating suspicious death at N. Portland motel

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PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

Portland police are investigating a suspicious death after a man was found dead at motel in north Portland.

Police said they responded to the Super Value Inn, located at 5205 North Interstate Avenue, after motel staff found a man in his 50s dead in one of the motel rooms.

Officers arrived at the motel and said the circumstances in the room were "suspicious-in-nature."

Homicide detectives responded to the scene along with criminalists from the Forensic Evidence Division and the Medical Examiner.

An autopsy will be performed on Tuesday to determine the cause and manner of death.

The identity of the man has not yet been released.

If you have any information about this death, please contact Detective Vince Cui at (503) 823-9786, vince.cui@portlandoregon.gov; or Detective Mark Slater at (503) 823-9319, mark.slater@portlandoregon.gov.

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