On Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at approximately 5:00 p.m. Multnomah County Sheriff's Office River Patrol Deputies were dispatched on a report of a body spotted on the east bank of the Willamette River near the south shoreline of Swan Island. A passerby walking a path in the area spotted the body and called in the report. MCSO River Patrol deputies arrived in the area and recovered the body of a deceased adult. The Multnomah County Medical Examiner and MCSO detectives were notified and responded to conduct the death investigation. MCSO is handling the investigation. The body has been turned over to the Multnomah County Medical Examiner's Office.
No further information is available at this time, pending identification and family notifications.