Body washes ashore on Oregon beach
Apr 07,2008 00:00 by Cheryl McDermott

CANNON BEACH, Ore. -- Police and the county medical examiner are working to positively identify a body found washed up on the shore south of Cannon Beach Sunday afternoon.

According to an Oregon State Police (OSP) news release, a beachcomber discovered the partial remains of an adult male about 4:45 p.m., April 6, about 2 ½ miles south of Cannon Beach on the Oregon coast.

OSP troopers, Clatsop County Sheriff’s deputies and Cannon Beach Fire Department personnel responded to the scene.

“Initial observations indicate the boy may have been in the water for a long period,” police said.