Identified: Man stabbed in SE Portland in early Dec., suspect charged with murder

Published: Dec. 9, 2022 at 12:38 PM PST
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PORTLAND, Ore. (KPTV) - On Saturday, police identified the man dead after a Dec. 9 “possible stabbing” in the Centennial neighborhood.

The Portland Police Bureau confirmed the victim, 24-year-old Jamiah Shirley, had been stabbed and his death was ruled murder.

Just after 11:30 a.m., officers responded to a disturbance in the 17100 block of Southeast Powell Boulevard. Police said they found one injured person with “possible” stabbing injuries. Responding paramedics declared the person dead at the scene.

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On Dec. 10, officers said they booked 36-year-old Andrew Morrow of Portland into jail on a second-degree murder charge.

Police said one person has died, but did not say how they died. More information will be released after an autopsy is completed.