2 found dead in remote ‘shooting area’ near Estacada


WAS NOT WEARING ONE, JENNIFER: A SUSPICIOUS DEATH INVESTIGATION CONTINUES IN CLACKAMAS COUNTY WHERE A MAN AND WOMAN WERE FOUND DEAD IN THE MOUNT HOOD NATIONAL FOREST. THEY WERE DISCOVERED MONDAY MORNING ABOUT 15 MILES EAST OF ESTACADA. JEFF: OUR AMY FRAZIER IS LIVE . WE ARE TREATING IT LIKE A CRIME SCENE UNTIL WE KNOW OTHER ICE. — OTHERWISE. REPORTER: INVESTIGATORS HAVE BEEN COLLECTING AND PROCESSING EVIDENCE SINCE MONDAY MORNING, WHEN SOMEONE IN THIS AREA DISCOVERED A MAN AND WOMAN DEAD EAST OF ESTACADA AT A GRAVEL PIT. SAW WHAT THEY THOUGHT WAS SUSPICIOUS AND THEY CALLED US . THEY DID THE RIGHT THING. REPORTER: SO FAR THOUGH DETECTIVES ARE RELEASING VERY LITTLE INFORMATION ABOUT THE CASE. RIGHT NOW IT’S EARLY IN THE INVESTIGATION. WE ARE SEEKING TIPS FROM THE PUBLIC IF ANYBODY KNOWS ANYTHING OR BELIEVES THAT THEY SAW SOMETHING SUSPICOUS TO PLEASE CONTACT US. REPORTER: WE DO KNOW THE MEDICAL EXAMINER IS IN THE PROCESS OF CONDUCTING AUTOPSIES TO DETERMINE HOW THE TWO PEOPLE DIED. DEPUTIES SAY THERE’S NO KNOWN THREAT TO ANYONE WHO RECREATES IN THIS AREA, BUT AS ALWAYS THEY RECOMMMEND BEING VIGILENT. SO WHAT I WOULD SAY IS JUST LIKE ANY OTHER TIME YOU KNOW COME OUT AND ENJOY CLACCKAMAS COUNTY, JUST BE AWARE OF YOUR SURROUNDINGS. CALL US IF YOU SEE ANYTHING SUSPICIOUS. REPORTER: WE ALSO ASKED ABOUT A DOG THAT WAS FOUND UNHURT WITH THE MAN AND WOMAN. THE DOG WAS THERE AT THE SCENE. WITH THE DECEASED AND OUR DEPUTIES WERE ABLE TO DISTRACT THE DOG AND TAKE IT INTO PROTECTIVE CUSTODY. REPORTER: WE’RE TOLD THE DOG IS NOW WITH FAMILY MEMBERS, WE’LL KEEP YOU POSTED AS WE CONTINUE

2 thoughts on “2 found dead in remote ‘shooting area’ near Estacada

  1. B..b..but the red hats say its Portland I need to watch out for. Seems even with a smaller overall population it's actually the rural areas that you need to watch out for.

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