Two Victims Stabbed To Death In NE Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. — The man and woman who were stabbed on Tuesday afternoon at Northeast 14th and Davis Street have passed away.  Police responded to the area just after 3:30 and found the two victims.

They’re identified as 22-year-old and Cassy Leaton and 39-year-old Najaf “Nate” Hobbs.

The suspect was arrested early Friday morning.  38-year-old Phillip Lawrence Nelson is charged with two counts of first-degree murder.

Court documents state that Nelson “unlawfully and intentionally caused the death of Cassy Leaton and Najaf Hobbs”.

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