Marine Incident/Recovery of deceased person

Josephine Co. Sheriff's Office

On Friday, May 29, 2020, at 4:00 PM the Josephine County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a deceased person floating in the Rogue River.  Rafters reported observing a deceased person floating near Schroeder Park, downstream from Grants Pass.  

Deputies responded to the area and located a deceased male subject floating in the river.  The deceased was recovered and removed from the water.  This case will be referred to Oregon State Deputy Medical Examiner, Dr. James N. Olson.

There are no further details to release at this time as identification and next of kin notification has not been made.

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