Dead man found hanging in I-5 rest area

Posted: Tuesday, May 18, 2010

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. - Oregon State Police say a man was found hanging from a low tree branch Monday in the northbound Interstate 5 rest area north of Cottage Grove.

Detectives say there's no evidence of foul play.

Sgt. Alan Gilbert says a woman walking her dog at the Gettings Creek Rest Area spotted the man about 1 p.m.

State Police responded along with Lane County Rural Fire District personnel who pronounced the man dead. The site is in a treed area along the fence line about 60 yards from the freeway.



Related Searches

 COTTAGE GROVE   OREGON STATE POLICE   SERGEANT   OREGON   ALAN GILBERT 

CONTACT US

  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2230
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback

ADVERTISING

SUBSCRIBER SERVICES

SOCIAL NETWORKING