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Suspect in custody after woman found dead in Southeast Portland

Mohamed Osman Adan, 33, was booked at the Multnomah County jail on charges of second-degree murder and unlawful use of weapon.

PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland police arrested a man on suspicion of murder after finding a woman dead in Southeast Portland's Powellhurst-Gilbert neighborhood Saturday morning. 

Officers responded to a disturbance call just after 7 a.m. in the 3200 block of Southeast 92nd Avenue between Southeast Powell Boulevard and Division Street. When they arrived, they found a woman dead from an apparent homicide

During the investigation, police arrested 33-year-old Mohamed Osman Adan on charges of second-degree murder and unlawful use of a weapon. Police indicated that this was a domestic violence incident. 

The woman's name will be released after her family has been notified and a medical examiner determines her cause of death, police said. 

Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to contact Detective Rico Beniga at rico.beniga@police.portlandoregon.gov or 503-823-0457, or Detective Erik Kammerer at erik.kammerer@police.portlandoregon.gov.

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