Police ID body found in river as missing man

Police ID body found in river as missing man

ROSEBURG, Ore. -- Police have identified the body found in the South Umpqua river as that of a missing Roseburg man.

A follow up investigation by the Oregon State Medical Examiner’s Office led to the identification of the body as that of Levi Paul Jones of Roseburg.

Jones was reported missing to the Roseburg Police Department on January 3, having last been seen leaving a home on SE Pine St. on the evening of December 30, 2012.

The Medical Examiner’s Office determined that Jones’ death was by drowning, and that foul play is not suspected.