Body found in Willamette River near Linnton

Body turned over to medical examiner's office

The Willamette River in downtown Portland, June 3, 2013 (KOIN 6 News)
The Willamette River in downtown Portland, June 3, 2013. (KOIN 6 News)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN 6) — A body was found floating in the Willamette River near Linnton Wednesday afternoon, Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office said.

River Patrol deputies and the Portland Fire Bureau were called to the area after a boater saw the body floating shortly before noon, officials said. They were able to recover the body near the west bank at 12:25 p.m.

The body was taken to the Cathedral Park boat ramp. MCSO detectives and the medical examiner have begun a death investigation.

KOIN 6 News will have more information as it becomes available.

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