Man found dead in Gresham, homicide investigation underway

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The man's body was found near SE Hogan Road and the Springwater Trail

Gresham police seek public help to identify a homicide victim found near SE Hogan Road and the Springwater Trail. These are a few of his tattoos, March 18, 2021. (Gresham Police Department)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A homicide investigation was launched after a man was found dead in the woods near the Springwater Trail in Gresham, police said.

Officers responded to a call on Monday about a person who looked to be dead near SE Hogan Road and the Springwater Trail. Police and medics at the scene decided the man’s body had likely been there for a day or two.

Police haven’t said how the man died, but his death is being investigated as a homicide. Authorities have not released his identity. More information is expected to be released on Friday.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Gresham police tip line at 503.618.2719 or 888.989.3505. Callers can remain anonymous.

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