Body found in SE Portland park determined to be accidental death - KPTV - FOX 12

Body found in SE Portland park determined to be accidental death, likely from bike fall

Posted: Updated:

The body of a man found in a southeast Portland park was determined to be an accidental death, likely from the man falling off his bicycle, according to police.

Emergency crews responded to Colonel Summers Park near Southeast 20th and Belmont Street at 7:43 a.m. Tuesday.

Homicide detectives, forensic teams and personnel from the Oregon State Medical Examiner's Office responded to the scene.

The park and nearby streets were closed for the investigation.

On Wednesday, an autopsy ruled the death of Boyd Littell, 40, of Portland, to be an accident.

Investigators believe he died after falling off his bike. Foul play is not suspected in Littell’s death.

No other information was released by police about this case. 

Copyright 2017 KPTV-KPDX Broadcasting Corporation. All rights reserved.

Powered by Frankly
FOX 12
Powered by WorldNow CNN
All content © 2018, KPTV-KPDX Broadcasting Corporation, Portland, OR . All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.