UPDATE: Portland Police identify the female victim of the May 8 shooting in Southeast Portland.
Portland Police have identified the female victim of the May 8 murder on the Eastbank Esplanade in southeast Portland.
The victim is Ash Smith, 31. His family has been notified.
The suspect, Wyatt Storm Belcher, 25, was indicted by a Multnomah County grand jury on one count of second-degree murder with a firearm and one count of unlawful use of a weapon (weapon fire).
According to the Portland Police Bureau, at 11:43 p.m. on May 8, officers from Central Precinct were dispatched to report a shooting on the walkway along the east bank of the Willamette River at Southeast Salmon Street. When officers arrived, they found a deceased woman and detained one person as part of the investigation.
KOIN 6 News is a Portland Tribune press partner and contributed to this story.
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