GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Oregon State Police has identified the man who was murdered west of Grants Pass sometime during the afternoon on Wednesday.
The agency first released initial details about the investigation on Thursday morning, saying that it did not believe there was an ongoing threat to the community. Since then, OSP has identified the victim as 55-year-old Theodore Homer Robison of Josephine County.
Officers responded to the area of Pinecrest Drive and Tiffany Way around 4 p.m. on Wednesday to investigate the homicide. OSP has taken the lead on the investigation, assisted by the Grants Pass Department of Public Safety, Josephine County Sheriff's Office and the Josephine County District Attorney's Office.
"Investigators are asking for the public's assistance," OSP said. "If anyone in the area of Pinecrest Drive and Plumtree Lane has video surveillance cameras, they are asked to contact investigators."
Anyone with information on the case is asked to contact the OSP Dispatch Center at 541-664-4600, reference case number SP20-173329.