Tigard Police detectives and Washington County’s Major Crimes Team are investigating a suspicious death reported Friday, March 6.
The death was reported by the staff of Embassy Suites Hotel, located at 9000 SW Washington Square Road. A man checked into the hotel earlier on Friday and was not seen again until staff discovered him dead in his room.
Police said the dead man was identified as 61-year-old Brian Lowes of Nehalem. The Oregon State Medical Examiner has classified the manner of death as a homicide.
This is still an active investigation. The Tigard Police Department asks that anyone who may have seen or heard anything out of the ordinary on the afternoon of March 6 contact the Tigard Police Department by calling the tip line at 503-718-COPS (2677), or by emailing to firstname.lastname@example.org.