Deputies conduct death investigation after body found in Columbia River

I-5 Columbia River Bridge (KATU Photo)

PORTLAND, Ore. – The Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a death investigation after recovering a body from the Columbia River Saturday morning.

Emergency personnel responded to a “marine incident” on the Columbia River at the Interstate 5 Bridge at around 11 a.m.

The Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office later confirmed they were conducting a death investigation after finding a deceased adult in the river.

The Multnomah County Medical Examiner’s Office will identify the body.

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