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Body Pulled From Deschutes River

(02/08/16) UPDATE: An autopsy has been completed on the body of a man found in the Deschutes River last week. Bend Police say there is no evidence of foul play and toxicology results are pending.


Authorities were able to tentatively identify the man and his family has been notified. No name will be released until fingerprint confirmation is done. A police official tells KBND News they believe the man was last seen in mid-December, but no missing person report had been made by friends or family.




(02/05/16) UPDATE: Bend Police confirm the remains pulled from the river Thursday afternoon, is that of a white male adult. An autopsy is scheduled over the weekend at the State Medical Examiner's Office. No further information will be released until after that is complete.




(02/04/16) BEND, OR -- Bend Police responded to a report of human remains in the Deschutes River near the Newport Avenue bridge, Thursday afternoon. The report came in at about 3:30 p.m.


Bend Fire and Deschutes County Search and Rescue assisted in the effort to remove the suspected body from the water. 
The investigation is ongoing and officials have not released any other information.

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