1 dead in second deadly Portland stabbing Friday, suspect arrested

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Published: Sep. 30, 2022 at 10:11 PM PDT
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PORTLAND, Ore. (KPTV) – One person is dead following a stabbing death in downtown Portland. This is the second stabbing death in less than 12 hours in downtown Portland.

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Officers first responded around 8:30 p.m. to the crime scene at NW Couch Street and NW Broadway where the stabbing occurred. When they arrived, they found a person dead.

According to the Portland Police Bureau, officers arrested 20-year-old Kalil Ford of Portland. He was taken to the Multnomah County Jail on charges of second-degree murder and unlawful use of a weapon.

The PPB Homicide Unit is investigating the incident. While the investigation is underway, NW Broadway is closed from Burnside to Davis Streets. Couch Street is closed from the Avenue to NW Park Avenue.