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Police investigate suspicious death


The Hillsboro Police Department and the Washington County Major Crimes Team are investigating the death of a Hillsboro man.

On Jan. 17 at 12:35 p.m., Hillsboro police responded to an assault call in the 1100 block of S.E. Alder Street in Hillsboro.

Officers discovered a 50-year-old man in his bedroom with head injuries.

The man was breathing but unconscious. He was transported to Emanuel Hospital, where he died later that evening from his injuries. It is unknown what caused his injuries.

The deceased person has been identified as Nicholas “Pablo” Perez-Angeles of Hillsboro.

Detectives are investigating this case as a homicide.

Anyone with information related to the death of Perez-Angeles is asked to call Detective Patrick La Monica at 503-681-5357.

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