Portland Police were called Monday night on a report of a woman lying on the sidewalk at Southwest 2nd Avenue between Southwest Ash Street and Southwest Ankeny Street.
The call came in at 11:08 p.m.
Officers and emergency medical personnel arrived on the scene and located an adult female on the east sidewalk of Southwest 2nd Avenue. Responding officers provided the injured person with emergency first aid; however, when emergency medical responders arrived, they determined the woman was deceased.
Members of the Portland Police Bureau Detective Division's Homicide Detail will lead this death investigation. Criminalists with the Forensic Evidence Division, members of the Oregon State Medical Examiner's Office, and a representative from the Multnomah County District Attorney's Office have also responded to assist with this investigation.