Police investigating a body found down embankment in N. Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. - Portland police began investigating after a body was discovered down an embankment in the 3300 block of N. Interstate Ave. on Tuesday morning.

Officers called in homicide detectives and forensic experts after they arrived at the scene.

The body was found near the Kaiser Permanente medical center in the area, which is also near Overlook Park.

Interstate Ave. remained open to traffic during the investigation.

This breaking news story will be updated.