Lincoln County Sheriff's Office investigates possible homicide

When deputies arrived at the scene, they located the body of 36-year-old Logsden resident Richard Mann.

Posted: Feb 20, 2021 5:18 PM

SILETZ, Ore -- The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office is currently investigating a possible homicide.

At approximately 6:15 a.m. Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch received a report of an unconscious male laying alongside the road near Government Hill Road in Siletz.

When deputies arrived at the scene, they located the body of 36-year-old Logsden resident Richard Mann.

Evidence at the scene suggested foul play. The Lincoln County Major crime team was activated.

The Sheriff’s Office is being assisted by the Oregon State Police Criminal Investigation Unit (CID), Oregon State Police Forensics, Toledo Police, Newport Police, Lincoln City Police and the Lincoln County District Attorney’s Office.

The Sheriff’s Office is requesting anyone with information please contact Detective Abby Dorsey at 541-265-0777 and refer to case 21S-00358.

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