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Death Investigation - Interstate 5 southbound Santiam Rest Area
Sergeant Corey Simons
Oregon State Police - Salem
(503) 378-3387

Oregon State Police (OSP) troopers and detectives are continuing the investigation into the suicide death of an adult male found in his vehicle Saturday morning at the Interstate southbound Santiam Rest Area near Jefferson.
On July 31, 2010 at 8:07 a.m. OSP was notified of a deceased male inside a red 2002 Mazda pickup parked at the southbound Interstate 5 Santiam Rest Area in Marion County. An OSP detective and troopers, Marion County District Attorney's Office, and Marion County medical examiner responded. Initial investigation indicates the 76-year old southeast Salem man died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.