Son, 54, charged with murdering his mother in Portland

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Man faces second-degree murder charge

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A 54-year-old man is now charged with murdering his mother in Portland’s Hazelwood neighborhood on Sunday afternoon.

Todd Carr of Portland was arrested and lodged at the Multnomah County Detention Center Sunday on one count of 2nd-degree murder.

Officers found the body of Shannon Carr when they checked out a disturbance at an apartment in the 400 block of SE 99th Avenue just before 11:30 a.m.

On Monday, the Multnomah County DA’s office said more than one knife was found in the apartment during an authorized search. Todd Carr was arrested at the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Travis Law at (503) 823-0395 travis.law@portlandoregon.gov.

The investigation remains ongoing, according to police.

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