Hit and Run Pedestrian victim dies, suspect charged with murder
Story by Yi Lin - The Oregon Herald
|Hit and Run results in murder charge||Roy Lawrence Bennett charged with murder|
Officers located a person with serious, life threatening injuries after he was hit by a car in the Cathedral Park Neighborhood near the St Johns Bridge.
The driver of the suspect's car had left the scene.
Later, police arrested 29-year-old Roy Lawrence Bennett in northeast Portland for Assault I and Attempted Murder, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, Failure to Perform the Duties of a Driver (hit and run),and taken to the Multnomah County jail.
The victim in this incident died. Bennett was charged with Murder in the Second Degree.