Remains found near Sweet Home in 2006 identified as Aumsville man
May 24, 2023
Human remains discovered in 2006 east of Sweet Home have been identified as those of an Aumsville man, Linn County Sheriff Michelle Duncan announced Friday, May 19.
According to a LCSO news release, Jesus Ruiz had last been seen by his family in 2005. He was not reported missing, as it was assumed he was in Mexico.
Linn County Sheriff’s Office personnel initially found the remains Oct. 23, 2006, in the area of the Big Springs Snow Park on Highway 22. Evidence at the scene indicated that the remains had been in the location for about a year.
Detectives continued to work with the Oregon Sta...