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Arrest made in June death of Marvin Holiday

UPDATE: U.S. Marshalls turn murder suspect over to police


COURTESY OF MCSO - Patrick RembertA suspect has been arrested in the June murder of Marvin Holiday, 54.The U.S. Marshals Oregon Fugitive Task Force arrested Patrick Rembert, 36, and turned him over to Portland Police Homicide detectives.

Rembert was indicted by a Multnomah County grand jury on charges of second-degree manslaughter and second-degree assault. Rembert also had an outstanding parole violation. Rembert was booked into the Multnomah County Jail and will be arraigned on Monday Aug. 3.

This investigation started 10:20 p.m. on June 4 when Central Precinct officers responded to the report of an assault in the 300 block of Northwest Sixth Avenue.

Officers and medical personnel found the victim, Marvin Holiday, suffering from traumatic injuries. Holiday was taken to a Portland hospital where he later died.

Homicide detectives developed information in the case that led to the identification and indictment of the suspect, Patrick Rembert.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to contact Det. Mark Sponhauer, 503-823-0416, mark.sponhauer@portlandoregon.gov; or Det. Kristina Coffey, 503-823-0696, kristina.coffey@portlandoregon.gov.

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