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Death Investigation - Highway 126W North Fork Siuslaw River Bridge near Florence
Sergeant Ron Martin
Oregon State Police - Florence
Office: (541) 997-9635

Oregon State Police and the Lane County Medical Examiner are attempting to positively identify the body of a male found Thursday afternoon under the east end of the North Fork Siuslaw River Bridge. There appears to be no indication of foul play.
On January 3, 2008 at approximately 3:00 p.m. construction workers completing maintenance work on the bridge discovered the body which appears to have been there for a prolonged period of time. Oregon State Police troopers from the Florence Worksite, assisted by detectives from the Springfield Area Command office, responded to the scene.
The body was severely decomposed and no identification was located on or around the body.
Anyone with information regarding this case is requested to contact the Oregon State Police Northern Command Center at 800-452-7888.