Editor’s Note: On July 27, 2020, a Multnomah County grand jury cleared Stephen Bache of these charges and ruled he acted in self-defense.
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A man has been charged with second-degree murder for allegedly stabbing and killing a person in Southeast Portland’s Buckman neighborhood.
Portland police responded to reports of a stabbing at about 3:45 p.m. on Wedensday. They found a hurt person in the 1300 block of SE Water Avenue.
Within minutes of getting to the scene, officers found and arrested 52-year-old Stephen Lloyd Bache.
The victim — 32-year-old Cody Nicholas Vickers — died at a hospital a short time later, according to the Portland Police Bureau.
Multnomah County Distric Attorney Rod Underhill said Thursday a single count of second-degree murder had been filed against Bache. There is no probable cause affidavit in the case.