Deputies investigating suspicious death of Milwaukie man

Scene photo courtesy CCSO

MILWAUKIE, OR (KPTV) – A man’s death has been determined “suspicious” by the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office and an investigation is now underway.

Last Wednesday, deputies responded to a reported death at a home in the 1700 block of Oak Shore Lane.

At the home, a body way found. The dead man was identified as Jimmy Alan Pearson, age 63, of Milwaukie.

The sheriff’s office said Pearson lived alone in the home and his body was discovered by one of his employees. The employee went to the home to check on Pearson after he hadn’t been seen at work.

Deputies found the death scene to be suspicious.

Pearson’s cause of death was determined by an Oregon State Medical Examiner Office’s autopsy to be homicidal violence.

The sheriff’s office said Pearson’s death appears to be an isolated incident and there doesn’t appear to be a threat to the public.

Pearson's daughter released the following statement to FOX 12 about her father: 

“He loved his kids, family, dog and grandkids, more than anything. He would make friends with everyone. He would make any stranger he encountered feel like his best friend. He loved loved everyone. He honestly was the greatest man I’ve ever known. Put aside everything, he had the biggest heart in the entire world. He befriended every person to the gas man attendant, cashier, bar tender, lawyer etc. it didn’t matter ❤️Someone has to know something and come forward! Please.”

The investigation is ongoing. Deputies are asking anyone with information about the death to contact the CCSO tip like by phone at 503-723-4949 or by using the online email form at and reference case # 21-004502.

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Now how do they know this is an "isolated incident so there's no danger to the public?"

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