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Suspect arrested after man found dead inside car in NE Portland

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Kelby Jake, jail booking photo Kelby Jake, jail booking photo
Martin Richard Ochoa (Family photo) Martin Richard Ochoa (Family photo)
PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

Police arrested a 36-year-old man Sunday after a man was found dead in a car in northeast Portland. 

According to the Portland Police Bureau, at around 10:45 p.m. Saturday, someone reported that they were the victim of a drive-by shooting and one person was hurt. Officers then rushed to Northeast 105th and Sandy Boulevard, but did not find a victim or witnesses.

According to police, their investigation led them to Northeast 111th Drive and Fargo Street, where they found a man dead inside of a car.

The Oregon State Medical Examiner determined that the victim, 25-year-old Martin Richard Ochoa, died of a single stab wound.  

On Sunday, detectives arrested 36-year-old Kelby Blaine Jake. He was booked into the Multnomah County Jail on a charge of murder and is scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday. 

Police say Jake was detained at the scene by officers and was acquainted with Ochoa. 

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Detective Rico Beniga at 503-823-0457, rico.beniga@portlandoregon.gov or Detective Erik Kammerer at 503-823-0762, erik.kammerer@portlandoregon.gov.

In a statement Monday, Ochoa's family said he would be buried next week after traditional Native ceremonies:

Utwai Martin Richard Ochoa Bettles born January 26th 1991 passed on September 3rd 2016. Traditional Washat Long House ceremonies will be held outside of Pendleton Oregon on the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation Thursday September the 8th and burial will be Friday morning September the 9th.

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