Missing Portland woman found deceased in Clackamas County; death appears to be from natural causes


News Release from: Clackamas Co. Sheriff's Office
Posted: Oct. 22, 2012, 1:45 p.m.

Media and Interested Parties


Please reference Clackamas County Sheriff's Office Case #12-31568

At about 12:30 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 22, 2012, at 12000 SE 82nd Avenue, a woman reported missing from Portland was found dead in her car.

Elizabeth Hoppes was reported missing to the Portland Police Bureau on Friday, October 19.

Elizabeth Hoppes car was seen by a Clackamas Town Center security officer in the mall parking lot at about 12:30 a.m..  They saw a non-responsive female in the car and notified Clackamas County 911.

Responding deputies notified the Clackamas County Medical Examiner's office when it became apparent Elizabeth Hoppes was dead.  The Portland Police Bureau was also notified.

The Clackamas County Medical Examiner's office reported the manner of death as appearing to be natural, pending the results of additional tests, including toxicology.


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Contact Info:

Adam Phillips, Sergeant
Office of Public Information
Clackamas County Sheriff's Office

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