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Police investigate death


October 23, 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 in the railroad right-of-way.

After a thorough investigation of the entire scene, Police Chief Jeff Lynn said, the medical examiner worked with the state medical examiner; and they do not believe that criminal activity played any part in the de...

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