Clark County Sheriff’s Office seeks help from the public to solve 2015 homicide

On Jan. 2, 2015, the body of 40-year-old Jessica Newton was discovered near the Columbia River in Clark County

The Clark County Sheriff’s Office, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public’s help to solve a homicide.

On Jan. 2, 2015, the body of 40-year-old Jessica Newton was discovered near the Columbia River in Clark County. The condition of her body was suspicious to investigators.

On Jan. 2, 2015, the body of 40-year-old Jessica Newton was discovered near the Columbia River in Clark County. Photo courtesy of Crime Stoppers of Oregon
On Jan. 2, 2015, the body of 40-year-old Jessica Newton was discovered near the Columbia River in Clark County. Photo courtesy of Crime Stoppers of Oregon

Little information is known about Newton’s whereabouts or acquaintances in mid-to-late December 2014. Newton was known to frequent East Portland and Downtown Portland homeless services.

Any tips about Newton, her last known activities or associates, or her death, may be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers of Oregon.

Crime Stoppers of Oregon offers cash rewards of up to $2,500 cash for information, reported to Crime Stoppers, that leads to an arrest in any unsolved felony crime and tipsters can remain anonymous.

Anyone wishing to submit a secure and anonymous tip regarding any unsolved felony crime should visit http://www.crimestoppersoforegon.com/ or visit the App Store and download P3 Tips for your smartphone or tablet.

Crime Stoppers of Oregon is funded 100 percent by community donations. To support Crime Stoppers with a donation, or to view other unsolved cases, please visit http://www.crimestoppersoforegon.com/

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