PORTLAND, Ore. — A person was found dead inside a home on NE 14th Avenue north of Ainsworth Street on Thursday morning after barricading themselves inside when agents from the FBI Portland Field Office showed up with a search warrant.
Authorities were conducting a federal child exploitation investigation.
The Portland Police Bureau Special Emergency Reaction Team (SERT) found the occupant dead inside the home after a brief standoff. The medical examiner will determine the cause of death.
The FBI says “law enforcement did not use force during this incident”.
A hazardous materials team is investigating possible hazardous substances inside the home.