PORTLAND -- Police are hoping the public an help them figure out the identity of the woman who was found dead Tuesday in Washington Park.
A ranger found the body in a a wooded area just off SW Jefferson Street, west of the Vista Bridge. according to Lt. Robert King with the Portland Police Bureau.
On Wednesday, police released a description of the woman. They said she was white, 5'3" tall, 100 pounds, with long black hair. She has no scars, marks or tattoos. She was wearing a “Metal Milisha” sweatshirt like the one pictured in the photo at left.
Homicide detectives are investigating but the Oregon State Medical Examiner has not yet determined a cause of death.
Investigators said no recent missing persons’ cases match the woman's description.
Anyone with information that may help investigators was asked to contact detective Molly Daul at (503) 823-0991 or detective Rico Beniga at (503) 823-0457.
Washington Park is a popular area for hikers and joggers. Some told KGW on Tuesday that their sense of security has now been rattled.