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Missing camper found dead near Florence

Deputies say Jeremy Golden was last seen camping with his family at Honeyman State Park, south of Florence.

Posted: Sep 4, 2019 4:34 PM

FLORENCE, Ore. -- A man who went missing over the weekend while camping with his family has been found dead, the Lane County Sheriff's Office said.

Authorities were looking for Jeremy Golden, 38, who had last been seen on Saturday at about 6 p.m. He was camping at Honeyman State Park.

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The sheriff's office said Golden was found dead Wednesday afternoon south of Florence. 

The sheriff's office and Lane County Medical Examiner's Office are investigating.

"Our thoughts are with Jeremy's family and friends as they grieve," Sgt. Carrie Carver said.

The Siuslaw Valley Fire Department assembled a ground team Monday morning and searched several miles of trails where Golden's family suspected he may have gone, but they didn't find any indication Jeremy used the trails.

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