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Body found under bridge in Eugene

Fire crews had initially responded to a fire and explosion, and Eugene police arson investigators were called in and are investigating.

Posted: Oct 27, 2020 6:29 PM
Updated: Oct 27, 2020 11:36 PM

EUGENE, Ore. -- Police are investigating after a body was found under a bridge in Eugene.

Just before 4 p.m. on Tuesday, police responded to a call from Eugene Springfield Fire regarding a body at East 39th Avenue and East Amazon Drive.

Fire crews had initially responded to a fire and explosion, and Eugene police arson investigators were called in and are investigating. Neighbors who live nearby tell KEZI they heard two explosions and then a plume of smoke. One said she could feel her house shake three blocks away.

If you have any information, contact police at 541-682-5111.

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