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Tod Alan Barker, 53, who was assaulted while walking in downtown, later died from his injuries

COURTESY PHOTO: GRESHAM POLICE DEPARTMENT - Tod Alan BarkerPolice are looking for information connected to a downtown Gresham assault in late September that ultimately led to the death of a 53-year-old man.

According to the Gresham Police Department, Tod Alan Barker was assaulted on the evening of Sunday, Sept. 27, while walking in the 200 block of Northeast Roberts Avenue. It is believed he did not know his attackers.

Barker died Friday, Oct. 9, from injuries sustained during the attack and the Multnomah County medical examiner ruled his death a homicide.

On his Facebook profile, Barker wrote that he grew up in Sandy and attended Sandy Union High School. He worked in construction.

Investigators want to talk with anyone who saw or heard anything regarding the incident. Witnesses should call the Gresham Police tip line at 503-618-2719.


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