Portland Mother Killed by Baseball Bat – Son Arrested

Portland police say the adult son of a woman who died after being struck with a baseball bat now faces more serious charges. The incident occurred early Thursday evening (22 June) in the 1300 block of NE 68th, according to authorities.

Police were called to a report of an assault in the 1300 block of Northeast 68th Avenue at 7:30 p.m. Kathy S. Green was transported to the hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries. Her death was reported to authorities on Saturday. She was 64 years old.

Her son, Austin K. Green-Yurick, remained at the scene and assisted law enforcement in their investigation. The 32-year-old was reportedly booked into the Multnomah County Jail on three separate domestic violence offenses, including attempted murder, assault, and unlawful use of a weapon.

Son Accused of Killing Mother With Baseball Bat
Son Accused of Killing Mother With Baseball Bat

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As a result of her passing away, the accusations against him were upgraded from attempted murder to murder in the second degree. The investigation is still ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact PPB Detective Mike Greenlee at 503.823.0871 or [email protected].

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