Missing man found dead

Missing man found dead
Timothy Misner

ALBANY, Ore. - Sheriff's deputies found the body of a missing Corvallis man whose truck was found abandoned at a park in Linn County.

Timothy Misner, 45, of Corvallis left work at noon Monday and hadn't been heard from since.

Police in Corvallis circulated his photograph and information about his car Wednesday in hopes the public could help locate Misner.

Linn County Sheriff Tim Mueller said his deputies started searching for Misner in the area of Lewis Creek Park on Foster Reservoir near Foster, Ore., on Wednesday.

The sheriff's office said Misner reportedly suffered from depression and other health issues.

His body was found Thursday morning. A note to his family was found in his truck.

His body was taken to Fisher Funeral Home in Albany

The Linn County Parks Department called the Sheriff's Office shortly after 11 a.m. on Wednesday about a vehicle that had been parked at Lewis Creek Park since Monday, Mueller said.

Deputies responded and confirmed that the vehicle, a 2000 Toyota Tacoma, belongs to Misner.

Search efforts on Wednesday included 16 members of the Linn County Sheriff's Office, four members of Corvallis Mountain Rescue and members of the Mary's Peak Search and Rescue.

Benton County Search and Rescue and Polk County Search and Rescue brought in tracking dogs. The search went till late in the evening on Wednesday and resumed again Thursday morning.

On Thursday, the Linn County Sheriff's Mounted Posse joined the search along with the Search and Rescue teams from Linn and Benton counties, Marine Patrol teams from Linn, Marion and Benton counties, and dive teams from the Linn County Sheriff's Office and the Sweet Home Fire District.