Jul 18,2007 00:00
Oregon State Police detectives, with the assistance of Newport Police Department and the Lincoln County District Attorney and Medical Examiner, are investigating the suspicious death of an unidentified adult male found Wednesday morning on the ocean shore west of Little Creek Cove in north Newport. The manner and cause of death are still under investigation.
About 6 a.m. this morning, police received a report that a person jogging on the ocean beach north of Agate Beach Wayside discovered the body of a fully clothed deceased male. The unidentified white male is believed to be approximately 40 - 50 years of age, and does not appear to have been washed ashore.
No further information is being released at this time pending today's continuing investigation.