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Update: Name Released - Death Investigation - Ocean Shore Near Beverly Beach State Park
Lieutenant Gregg Hastings
Public Information Officer
(503) 731-3020 ext. 247

The Lincoln County Medical Examiner has positively identified the body of a woman found Saturday morning on a local beach as a missing Lincoln County resident. Her name is being released in this update and further investigation into the cause of her death is being handled by the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office to whom she was reported missing October 12.

On the morning of October 15, 2011, Oregon State Police (OSP) troopers responded to a report of a woman's body found on the beach near Beverly Beach State Park. OSP started the death investigation with the assistance of Lincoln County Sheriff's Office and Lincoln County Medical Examiner. There was no evidence at the scene that her death was associated with a crime.

Subsequent ongoing investigation by OSP and the Lincoln County Medical Examiner identified the deceased woman as KAYOKO UMENISHI, age 38, from Neotsu, Oregon north of Lincoln City)

All future questions regarding the investigation should be directed to Lincoln County Sheriff's Office.