Update June 22, 2013
The deceased man's name is William James McKnight, 4/1/72.
The other involved party was detained and questioned, then released.
The investigation is continuing and no criminal charges have been filed at this time. Police are awaiting reports from the state Medical Examiner's Office.
The other involved party's name is being withheld at this point.###
EUGENE POLICE NEWS RELEASE
JUNE 21, 2013
Contact: Melinda McLaughlin, 541.682.5124
Afterhours Media line: 541.682.5155
Police Investigate Man's Death After Reported Dispute
Shortly before 5 p.m. Eugene Police responded to a fight at a home in the 2200 block of Roosevelt. When officers arrived, individuals inside the home were performing CPR on a man who was not breathing. Officers took over CPR and called for medics. Despite the efforts, the man, and adult white male, has died.
Arriving officers also received information about the general location of an individual involved in the fight. He has been taken into custody.
Violent Crimes Unit detectives have responded to investigate. ###
Melinda V. McLaughlin
Eugene Police Department