REMAINS OF MISSING PERSON LOCATED AND IDENTIFIED
Douglas Co. Sheriff's Office
MYRTLE CREEK, Ore. - Human remains found at the end of September have been identified as those belonging to missing person, Susan Marie Cason.
Cason was initially reported missing to the Roseburg Police Department on September 13, 2019.
On Sunday, September 22, 2019, a man called to report he had located human remains in the 2000-block of Dole Road.
Deputies responded along with detectives and the Douglas County Medical Examiner. In conjunction with the Oregon State Medical Examiner's Office, the remains were examined at which time positive identification was made and foul-play was ruled out.
Information about the discovery of the remains was initially withheld to protect the integrity of the investigation in the event there was a criminal component. There was never a concern about a risk to the public.
The Sheriff's Office was in communication with Cason's family during the investigation.