Police identify victim in deadly Old Town stabbing

Stephanie Hack.
Stephanie Hack.(Portland Police Bureau)
Published: Aug. 4, 2022 at 5:20 PM PDT
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PORTLAND Ore. (KPTV) – The Portland Police Bureau has identified the victim in a deadly Old Town stabbing on Tuesday morning.

PPB says officers first responded around 9 a.m. to the area of Northwest 5th Avenue and Northwest Davis Street. Police found 38-year-old Stephanie Hack suffering from a stab wound. Hack was taken to a local hospital where she later died from her injuries.

Police said the suspect, identified as 31-year-old Judyann L. Edmond, was later arrested by bike officers. Edmond was booked into the Multnomah County Jail for second-degree murder and unlawful use of a weapon.

At this time, no additional information is available.

Anyone with information about the stabbing is asked to contact Detective Erik Kammerer at Erik.Kammerer@portlandoregon.gov or Detective Michael Schmerber at Michael.Schmerber@portlandoregon.gov and reference case number 22-206921.