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Police investigate homicide in Old Town Portland

One person has been detained in connection to the investigation, police said.
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PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland police conducted a homicide investigation in Portland's Old Town neighborhood Saturday.

Officers responded at about 1:15 p.m. to an apartment on Northwest Second Avenue, between West Burnside Street and Northwest Couch Street, after a report of a man found dead.

Based on a preliminary investigation, police said the death appeared to be a homicide. 

Anthony M. Millner, Jr., 30, was arrested and booked into jail on a charge of murder in the second degree in connection with the case.

The Multnomah County Medical Examiner's Office will determine the cause and manner of death. 

Police said the investigation is impacting the west side of the apartment building. As of 4:42 p.m., Northwest Third Avenue is closed between Burnside and Couch. 

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Portland Police Bureau. Email Det. Erik Kammerer at Erik.Kammerer@portlandoregon.gov or call 503-823-0762; you can also email Det. Shaye Samora at Shaye.Samora@portlandoregon.gov or call 503-823-0768. 

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