Police Discover Deceased Near River

Police Search for Reported BodyGRANTS PASS, Ore. — Grants Pass Police confirm two officers responded to the 5th Street overlook in Grants Pass on Saturday to investigate a decomposing body in a bush near the Rogue River.

Police say it was found on the 200 block of Southwest Central Avenue in what appeared to be a makeshift camp.

Witnesses say a local transient reported the body after his dog found it early Saturday afternoon.

The witnesses say police requested access to the river through their property.

Stay with us for updates as they become available.