Suspicious death in downtown Eugene now a homicide investigation

Police identified the victim as Ovid Neal, 56, of Eugene.

Posted: Oct 8, 2018 1:15 PM

EUGENE, Ore. -- The suspicious death on Pearl Street Wednesday night is now a homicide investigation, Eugene police said.

Police identified the victim as Ovid Neal, 56, of Eugene.

RELATED: Police continue to investigate suspicious death in downtown Eugene

Officers responded to a call around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, and they found Neal down on the sidewalk near a parking garage in the area of Pearl Street and East 10th Alley.

Medics were on the scene treating Neal, who later died.

MORE: Suspicious death under investigation in Eugene

If anyone has information, they are asked to call police.

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