Portland Police Asking for Help Locating Transgender Murder Suspect


Portland, Oregon – On May 4th, at 9:40 PM, Portland Police Bureau Homicide Detectives were called to the 5700 block of North Kerby Avenue after Northeast Precinct officers found the body of 51-year-old Frank Johnson.

Officers were originally sent to the apartment on a disturbance call after receiving information that someone may be in need of assistance.

It was later determined that the victim died of blunt force trauma to the head.

During the subsequent investigation, detectives concluded that 48-year-old David Wayne French jumped from the third story window of the victim?s apartment as officers were forcing open the front door to help the victim.

Detectives do not know if French was injured when he jumped from the window.