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Person shot to death in Northeast Portland office building

UPDATE: Victim, suspect identified

KOIN 6 NEWS - Portland homicide detectives at the Liberty Centre, 650 NE Holladay.Police say the Saturday female homicide victim in a Northeast Portland office building is likely related to a man's suicide a mile away.

Mitra Mehrabadi, 36, of Lake Oswego, was found dead when police were called to the Liberty Centre at 650 NE Holladay Street around 7:40 p.m on Oct. 22.

Police say the circumstances surrounding the homicide were suspicious.

Earlier that day, police responded to reports of a suspicious man with a gun sitting in a black sedan on the 800 block of Northeast 19th Avenue. Officers reportedly heard a gunshot from inside the car, and then and found Jimmy Alan Morgan, 51, dead inside.

Investigators learned Morgan and Mehrabadi worked together at Liberty Mutual Insurance in the Liberty Centre, police said.

The investigation began at 7:41 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22, when North Precinct officers responded to the report that a person was found deceased in the Liberty Center, an office building, located at 650 Northeast Holladay Street.

Officers arrived and were directed to an office inside the building, where they confirmed the person was deceased of an apparent gunshot wound.

Based on officers observations of suspicious circumstances at the scene, homicide detectives, criminalists from the Forensic Evidence Division, and representatives from the Multnomah County District Attorney's Office and the Medical Examiner's Officer responded to conduct a homicide investigation.

KOIN 6 News is a news partner of the Portland Tribune and contributed to this story.