Missing Woodburn man’s body found in river

Pedro "Pete" Munoz Morales was last seen by family members Oct. 12

Pedro Munoz Morales, 58, is missing. (Woodburn Police Department)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A missing Woodburn man who was seen on surveillance video in Salem the day after his family last saw him was found dead on Friday.

Surveillance video shows a man police say is Pedro Munoz Morales. (Courtesy: Woodburn Police Department)

The Woodburn Police Department said a boater reporting finding the body of a man, later identified as 58-year-old Pedro “Pete” Munoz Morales. The Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office river patrol and TVF&R rescue crews recovered the body from the Willamette River.

No other information about his death has been released.

Morales was last seen Oct. 12, but was not reported missing to police until Oct. 25.

Surveillance video from the Market Street Fred Meyer in Salem shows Morales at the store the evening of Oct. 13, according to police. Video shows him making a small grocery purchase before leaving.

Police said the investigation into Morales’ disappearance led to the discovery that his red Chevy Sonic Hatchback had been parked at the Salem Rite Aid on Liberty Street from Oct. 16 until it was towed Oct. 21..