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January 9, 2015 at 11:13 AM

Bellevue man faces charges in woman’s death at Portland hotel

The Columbian (TNS)

A Bellevue man was arrested on suspicion of murdering a Vancouver woman in a Portland hotel room last month.

Tae Bum Yoon, 26, is scheduled to appear in Multnomah County Court today to face charges in connection to the Dec. 26 death of 24-year-old, Ashley Renee Benson.

Benson’s body was found in the Double Tree Hotel Lloyd Center, 1000 Northweat Multnomah St., at about 10:45 a.m. An autopsy determined Benson died of homicidal violence.

Detectives developed information Wednesday leading them to Yoon, according to Portland police. Investigators in Bellevue assisted Portland police.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Detective Michele Michaels at 503-823-0692 or Michele.michaels@portlandoregon.gov; or Detective Bryan Steed at 503-823-0395 or bryan.steed@portlandoregon.gov.

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