Portland woman found dead at ‘Swell City’

Jennifer Gouvea, 38, was found Saturday at Skamania County windsurfing spot

The Columbia River Gorge, 10:30 a.m., March 28, 2014 (US Forest Service)
The Columbia River Gorge, 10:30 a.m., March 28, 2014 (US Forest Service)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN 6) — A Portland woman was found dead Saturday at a popular Skamania County windsurfing spot known as “Swell City,” in the Columbia River Gorge.

Jennifer Gouvea, 38, was found at approximately 3:00 p.m., and her car located at roughly milepost 61 on Highway 14, east of Stevenson, Wash.

Skamania County Undersheriff Dave Cox said the case is under investigation, as an autopsy is underway to determine cause of death and a toxicology report.

“At this time this incident has not provided any indication that the citizens of Skamania County have anything to fear,” he said.

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