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Police investigating after body found near 24th Avenue


October 16, 2019

Sweet Home police are investigating the death of a Sweet Home man whose body was found near the north end of 24th Avenue Wednesday morning.

According to a department statement, officers responded about 9:20 a.m. On Oct. 16 to the area of the 1400 block of 24th Avenue.

They found the body of a Kevin Ray Porter, 49, about 100 yards from the roadway.

Sweet Home, Linn County Oregon, for a report of a deceased male.  When

officers and detectives arrived, they located one adult male approximately

100 yards from the roadway.

According to police, after a thorough investigation of the entire scene, it was determined that criminal activity is not

believed to have played any part in the death.

Porter's family has been notified, and Sweet Home Funeral Chapel responded.  

Anyone with information related to the incident is asked to contact Detective Cyndi Pichardo at the Sweet Home Police Department, at (541) 367-5181. 


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