Woman dies after found injured on downtown sidewalk

Portland Police Bureau is investigating a death in downtown Portland. They say a woman was found injured and later died from her injuries on May 21, 2018. KATU photo

A woman who was found injured on a downtown sidewalk Monday night died, according to Portland police.

Police were called to Southwest 2nd Avenue between Ash and Ankeny streets at about 11:10 p.m. on a report that an injured person was lying on the sidewalk.

They found the woman on the east sidewalk. Officers tried giving her first aid but when medics arrived, they determined she was dead.

Homicide detectives are investigating.

Police have closed 2nd Avenue between Oak and Burnside streets while they investigate the death.

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