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Body found floating in Willamette near Lake Oswego
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Story by by Larry Fitzpatrick - The Oregon Herald Oregon
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The Clackamas County deputy medical examiner is investigating Saturday morning’s grisly discovery of a human body found in the Willamette River on the Lake Oswego side of Hogg Island.Clackamas County sheriff’s deputies said a fishing guide and his clients discovered the body at about 9:30 a.m. The body was entangled in a large jumble of sticks floating on the river.

The sheriff's office marine unit towed the floating debris and human remains to the east side of the river at the Oak Grove Boulevard boat ramp. That’s where the medical examiner was checking the remains.

Investigators said the corpse appears to have been in the water for a long time. The gender of this corpse is not known. A forensic autopsy is anticipated to help answer that question and provide more information about the person’s identity.