Police: Missing man found dead on shoreline

A man reported missing by police more than a month ago has been found on the shoreline in North Bend.

Posted: Jan. 23, 2018 4:35 PM
Updated: Jan. 23, 2018 5:37 PM

NORTH BEND, Ore. -- A missing man has been found dead, according to North Bend Police.

Police said a fisherman reported spotting a body along the shoreline near the Menasha property in North Bend at 11:45 a.m. on Tuesday.
 
They said local first responders and Oregon State Police were called out.

The man was dead on arrival, police said. He has been identified as Willard Dean Canfield, 56.

Coos Bay police reported Canfield missing on Dec. 19.

They said he was last seen on Dec. 17 at Fast Mart in Coos Bay. Police said Canfield was homeless and he had told employees at Fast Mart that he wasn't feeling well before he went missing. 
 
North Bend Police are investigating Canfield's death.

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