Pastor from Portland area killed in Malaysia

Pastor from Portland area killed in Malaysia

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Posted on May 5, 2013 at 9:47 AM

Updated Sunday, May 5 at 10:46 AM

KUALA LUMPUR -- Malaysian police are investigating the murder of an American pastor originally from the Portland area.

Reverend David Ginter was found murdered in his home Saturday night.

Investigators don't have a suspect or a motive for the crime. Ginter's church said he grew up on a farm outside of Portland.

He traveled the world as a pastor, serving in Egypt, Guatemala, and the Philippines before moving to Malaysia.

He's survived by his wife and two adopted sons.

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