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2 charged with murder in death of Portland man; body found in Lane County

Peter Jirasek and Jessika Atkinson (Multnomah County Jail)

PORTLAND, Ore. - Two people face murder charges after a missing Portland man was found dead in Lane County, Portland Police said.

Daniel Cohen, 30, of Portland was reported missing April 7, 2017.

His body was later found in Lane County.

Police arrested Jessika L. Atkinson, 23, and Peter Jirasek, 34, on charges of murder Wednesday in connection with Cohen's death.

The investigation is ongoing, police said.

Details about when and where Cohen's body was found in Lane County have not yet been confirmed.

Police did not describe a motive for the crime.

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