On Friday, three people described as ‘suffering from mental health issues’ died tragic deaths. The information below is from the Saturday, November 5, 2011 Oregonian.
Police say a suspicious death in Northwest Portland was self-inflicted
A woman died of multiple self-inflicted stab wounds Friday afternoon, Portland police said.
Marcia Hamann, 66, was found dead at about 5:30 p.m. in a residence at the 9800 block of Northwest Skyline Boulevard, according to the Portland Police Bureau.
Police initially considered the death to be suspicious. Homicide detectives and a forensic team were called to the scene.
An autopsy Saturday revealed that the wounds were self-inflicted. Hamann suffered from mental health issues, police said.
Man and woman found dead inside Portland motel were apparent murder-suicide
A man and a woman found dead Friday afternoon inside a downtown Portland motel were a murder-suicide, according to a Portland police investigation.
Police found the body of Adam Ury, 32, in the bathroom and that of Diane Gabrielle Bailey, 47, on the bed. Each died of a single gunshot wound, according to the Portland Police Bureau.
Motel staff at the Econolodge, 1889 S.W. Fourth Ave., initially reported the bodies at about 2:30 p.m. Friday after entering Room 110, police said. No one else was in the room.
Homicide detectives and a forensics team began an investigation at the scene while police blocked off Southwest Hall Street.
The Medical Examiner’s Office completed autopsies Saturday.
Investigators said that the two suffered from mental health issues and had planned to commit suicide together. Ury shot the woman on the bed and then shot himself in the bathroom.
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