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Charges to be dropped against accused killer

Isaiah Eric Mandley Jr. released from jail

Murder charges will be dismissed Tuesday against the accused killer of Leonard James 'LJ' Irving.

Isaiah Eric Mandley Jr., 23, was released from jail in Clark County, Wash., Monday. According to the police, Mandley was released and the charges will be dropped because homicide detectives received new information in the case. The Multnomah County district attorney's office was involved in the decision.

Mandley was arrested at 10:15 p.m. Wednesday, June 29, in Vancouver, Wash. He was accused of shooting Irving, 34, at around 12:37 a.m. near the intersection of Northeast 82nd Avenue and Thompson Street in Portland.

Lamar Lovette Hill, 21, suffered a gunshot wound to the neck in the shooting and was treated at an area hospital. Jeray Lashawn Jessie, 21, walked into an area hospital sometime later with a gunshot wound to the forearm from the same incident.

Police are asking anyone with information in the case to call Det. Erik Kammerer, 503-823-0762 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information that leads to an arrest in the case, or any unsolved felony. Call Crime Stoppers, 503-823-4357, leave a tip online at www.crimestoppersoforegon.com , or text CRIMES (274637) and in the subject line put 823HELP, followed by your tip.

People providing information can remain anonymous.