Umpqua Man’s Remains Found

SUTHERLIN, Ore. — Deputies have confirmed that they found the body of a missing elderly southern Oregon man. The Douglas County Sheriff’s office says a landowner found the skeletal remains of 74-year-old Royce Cratty, of Umpqua, Sunday in the Marvin Hill area. He vanished nearly two years ago, while hiking. Officials say they searched extensively … Continue reading »

Body Recovered in Albany

ALBANY, Ore. — Police are trying to figure out the identity of a body they found Monday in Albany. The Albany Police Department says it got a call Monday morning about a strong odor along the Dave Clark Riverfront Path. When they got there, they found the body of a woman between the Willamette River … Continue reading »

Body Recovered from Canal

LEBANON, Ore. — Lebanon police are trying to figure out how a person died after they recovered the body out of a canal Thursday afternoon. Detectives say someone called 911 from the 600 block of East Rose Street just after 4 pm on Thursday. The canal flows through private property, and residents in the area … Continue reading »

Family Finds Body in Willamette River

Near ALBANY, Ore. –A disturbing discovery for a family hiking near Albany Sunday. The family spotted a body floating in the Willamette River west of Bryant Park around 3pm. Deputies say the body of a white man was floating ten feet from the shoreline and looked as though it had been there for quite some … Continue reading »

Body Found Near Fern Ridge Trail

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene Police are investigating a body found near a West Eugene bike trail. Police got a call that a pedestrian had found the body around 1:30 Sunday afternoon after hearing a dog barking near some brush. The body was found in an area by the Datalogic building on Terry Street.  Police have not released … Continue reading »

Woman’s Body Found Inside Home

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Police are investigating a death at a Springfield home but are working around some hazardous conditions. Crews responded to a house on L Street near Mohawk Boulevard to check on the well-being of the woman who lives there. They say they found the woman’s body inside surrounded by junk. Crews say it … Continue reading »

UPDATE: Police Identify Body Found

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Police Department has identified the person who was found dead in the Willamette River on Christmas Day. They say is was Richard Hans Kay, age 67, of Eugene. Police say his death was determined to not be the result of any criminal act. His family has been notified. Eugene police … Continue reading »

Rescue Crews Pull Body from Willamette

EUGENE, Ore. — Emergency crews and a water rescue team responded to a call about a body in the Willamette River Wednesday afternoon. Eugene police say someone driving on the I-105 freeway looked down and saw what they thought to be a person in the water. They drove to Skinner Butte Park and used binoculars … Continue reading »

Body Found in Millrace

UPDATE: Police say the body found face down in the Eugene Millrace is a man in his 40s to 50s. They haven’t released the man’s identity. An autopsy is scheduled for Monday. EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene Police says a body was found face down in the Millrace, the small waterway that cuts through Eugene near the … Continue reading »

Body near Elk Island Identified

ROSEBURG, Ore. — The medical examiner has identified the body found near Elk Island as that of a missing man. Officers say 35-year-old Levi Jones went missing in late December. Boaters found his body Tuesday. The medical examiner determined Jones drowned and does not believe foul play was involved.

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