Homicide Investigation in Cave Junction

Police InvestigationCAVE JUNCTION, Ore. — Oregon State Police is conducting a homicide investigation in Cave Junction.

Oregon State Police say OSP Criminal Investigations Division detectives, with the assistance of the Josephine County District Attorney’s Office, are conducting a homicide investigation in Cave Junction following the discovery Tuesday night of the body of a deceased adult male lying in a street.

The body was found on the 200 block of W. Millie Street. Illinois Valley Fire District personnel responded, and confirmed that there was a deceased adult male at that location.

The victim is identified as 39-year-old Aaron Lee Clouser, from Cave Junction. The cause of death is not being released at this time. Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call OSP Southern Command Center dispatch at 800-442-2068. Tips can also be sent via email to crimetips2OSP@state.or.us.