January 24, 2014
Sergeant Cari Boyd
Oregon State Police - Newport
The body that washed up on Gleneden Beach in Lincoln County earlier this month was positively identified as a missing shrimper from Salem. Oregon State Police (OSP) Newport Area Command office confirmed positive identification was made as BRIAN ANDREW MARTIN, age 56. MARTIN was reported missing December 30, 2013 to Lincoln City Police Department.
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Oregon State Police (OSP) and the Lincoln County Medical Examiner are conducting an investigation into the discovery of an unidentified body found washed ashore Tuesday morning in the Gleneden Beach area along the Oregon coast.
On January 7, 2014 at approximately 8:15 a.m. , OSP and Depoe Bay Fire District personnel responded to a report from a citizen of a body found that washed ashore on Gleneden Beach approximately 300 yards of the Wallace Street beach access. The body of the adult male was partially clothed and had no identification.
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