Man found dead in Fairview killed himself, police say

Body found near tracks in Fairview

UPDATE: Fairview police and the state medical examiner's office determined the man's fatal stabbing wound was self-inflicted.


Original story below.

FAIRVIEW, Ore. – The Multnomah County Major Crimes team is investigating an apparent homicide after a man's body was found near railroad tracks Thursday morning in Fairview.

A railroad worker found the body near Northeast 223rd Avenue and Sandy Boulevard and called 911, the sheriff’s office said. Fairview police responded at about 11 a.m. and determined there were suspicious circumstances surrounding the death.

Multnomah County Lt. Chad Gaidos said the death appeared to be a homicide, based on the work of the major crimes team.

Investigators don't believe there is any risk to the public. 

The man's name and cause of death have not been released.

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