Woman’s Body Found Near Winchester Bay

WINCHESTER BAY, Ore. — The Douglas County Major Crime Team is investigating the homicide of an unidentified woman found Sunday morning in the vicinity of Winchester Bay Wayfinding Point located along Highway 101 about three miles south of Reedsport.

The woman’s body was discovered by a couple who stopped at the Wayfinding Point area west of Highway 101 near milepost 217. The Oregon State Police say initial investigation indicates the homicide occurred Sunday morning.

Investigators are asking for the public’s help in this case, including information about any suspicious person(s) or activity at Winchester Bay Wayfinding Point and the surrounding southern coast area.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Tip Line set up through the OSP Southern Command Center dispatch at (541) 664-4600. Tips may also be forwarded to OSP by email to crimetips2OSP@state.or.us