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Death Investigation - Ocean Shore north of Yachats
Lieutenant Gregg Hastings
Public Information Officer
(503) 731-3020 ext. 247

Oregon State Police (OSP), with the assistance of the Lincoln County Medical Examiner, is investigating the discovery of an unidentified adult male found in the surf lane Thursday morning north of Yachats.
According to OSP Sergeant Justin McGladrey, on December 3, 2009 at approximately 9:00 a.m. a citizen walking on the beach near Smelt Sands State Park spotted a body in the surf line and reported it to police. OSP, Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, and Yachats Fire Department responded. There was no identification found on the body which appeared to have been in the water for several days.
No other information to be released pending positive identification.