Man Found Deceased in Willamette River Identified – Eugene

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Posted: August 19, 2022

Eugene, Ore. – On August 7 at 10:22 a.m., a person called Central Lane 911 after a white male, age 43, was observed deceased in the Willamette River in shallow water.

 

 

The location was just east of River House, 301 N. Adams Street. Eugene Police officers responded as well as a Lane County Sheriff’s Office deputy. There were no significant observable injuries and the death does not appear to be criminal in nature. LCSO helped recover the body and the Lane County Medical Examiner responded to the scene.

 

 

The medical examiner has retained jurisdiction of the case and will continue the investigation. The man found deceased was identified as Josef Baiddou, age 43, and his family has been notified.

 

 

Case 22-11876

 

 

(Information from EPD)

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