Murdered Milwaukie gentleman was ‘hard-working’ organization owner

Jimmy Alan Pearson was located useless at his residence on March 3

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Those who knew 63-12 months-aged Jimmy Pearson explained him as a wonderful, loving and good gentleman who was always up for a giggle. And they are stunned and saddened by his murder.

Pearson was the proprietor of A1 Hawk Pawn Store with spots in Portland and Gladstone. His body was uncovered Wednesday, March 3 when an staff went to check out on him following he failed to present up for get the job done, the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Place of work said.

Jimmy Pearson. (Courtesy of Family members)

Deputies decided Pearson’s demise was suspicious and crime scene investigators were known as in to gather evidence. A health care examiner carried out an autopsy and concluded Pearson died of homicidal violence.

Pearson lived by yourself in his Oak Grove house that sits powering a gate on Oak Shore Lane. His gate keypad was sealed with crimson tape and the gate was locked with a chain and padlock when KOIN 6 Information stopped by on Tuesday.

An acquaintance stated, “Jim was a extremely tricky-functioning guy. His get the job done was his variety one particular. He expended a whole lot of time at his pawnshops and cherished his puppies.” A neighbor advised KOIN 6 they want responses and for whoever murdered Pearson to be brought to justice.

Pearson’s relatives shared the adhering to statement:

“Jim was a one particular-of-a-form gentleman. He could mild up a space & was beloved by all. He was this sort of a happy father and grandfather! Please assistance our spouse and children find justice and remember to occur forward with everything that may perhaps support remedy this. Make sure you preserve us in your prayers and be sure to give our family members house & time to grieve.”

Authorities think Pearson’s demise was an isolated celebration and that there is no danger to the public at this time. No arrests have been produced.

Any person with facts on Pearson’s dying is urged to call the Sheriff’s Office environment Suggestion Line at 503.723.4949 or submitting a variety online.