Death Investigation Underway in Linn Co.

NEAR CORVALLIS, Ore. — A death investigation is underway in Linn County following the discovery of a body. The Linn County Major Crime Team says someone discovered the body in the vicinity of Truax Island east of Corvallis. It’s in the Willamette River Greenway off Riverside Drive north of Highway 34. Investigators responded just before … Continue reading »

Friends Remember Dean Sweeden

EUGENE, Ore. — As the Eugene Police Department investigates a Eugene man’s death his friends gathered in his honor Wednesday night. Police say 23 year-old Dean Sweeden died after a possible assault in downtown Eugene Wednesday morning. Friends say once they heard the news of Sweeden’s passing, they decided to meet to remember and honor … Continue reading »

Police Investigate Man’s Death

EUGENE, Ore. — A man is dead after an apparent assault in downtown Eugene. The Eugene Police Department says 23 year-old Dean Sweeden died Wednesday morning from injuries he sustained in an apparent attack. EPD said just after 7:30 a.m. Wednesday it got a call about an injured man in 6th Alley between Lincoln and … Continue reading »

Witnesses Sought in Man’s Death

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Police Department is looking for witnesses in connection with a man’s death in the West Eugene area Wednesday evening. The 33-year-old was found around 11:08 p.m. at S. Danebo Avenue near W. 11th Avenue. Police say a bicycle was found nearby, but there were no other vehicles near the area. … Continue reading »

Victim of Death Investigation Identified

UPDATE: EUGENE, Ore. — We now know the name of the 27-year-old man who was found dead in the backyard of a Eugene home Saturday morning. Tyler Wayne Alexander, of Springfield, was found at a home on the 11-hundred block of Woodside Drive after Eugene police and fire crews responded to calls about a fire … Continue reading »

Police Investigating Death In Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — Police found the body of a 27-year-old man in the backyard of a house on the 1100 block of Woodside Drive. Officers say the man didn’t live in the house but they won’t release who he is or what they think happened. All the unknowns combined with this Saturday morning’s hectic scene … 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 »

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 »

EPD Investigating Man’s Death

EUGENE, Ore. — A man collapsed and died Friday night, and now the Eugene Police Department is trying to figure out what killed him. Officers say the victim, a man in his 30s, was in a dispute near 4500 Woodsboro. He then collapsed on the sidewalk and died. Officers have yet to determine what killed … Continue reading »

Death Investigation, Suspect in Custody

EUGENE, Ore. – Eugene police continued their investigation into the death of a man, Friday evening. EPD says it was called out to a fight on the 2200 block of Roosevelt Boulevard. Dana Stuckey, a neighbor, says she heard a lot of commotion outside as she was playing with her kids. When she went over … Continue reading »

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