Eugene, Ore. – On October 3 at approximately 9:26 p.m., police and Fire responded to the area of Pearl Street and East 10th Alley regarding a male subject who was down and unresponsive on the sidewalk. The subject was later determined to be deceased.  The death is being investigated as a homicide.

The name of the deceased victim is Ovid Neal, age 56, of Eugene.

The Lane County Medical Examiner is continuing the investigation to determine the cause of death. If anyone has information they are asked to call Detective Jennifer Curry at 541.682.5166.