Umpqua Man’s Remains Found

DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFFSUTHERLIN, 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 after his disappearance but couldn’t find him.

Deputies don’t expect foul play.

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