Police identify man found dead along Willamette River in Eugene

The man's body was found at about 11:48 a.m. across from the Valley River Center.

Posted: Sep 26, 2019 12:30 PM

EUGENE, Ore. -- Police have identified the man found dead on the south bank of the Willamette River Tuesday morning.

Police said the man was Michael Paul Rodgers, 49.

The man's body was found at about 11:48 a.m. across from the Valley River Center.

Police say the death is not suspicious in nature. The medical examiner confirmed the death is likely related to a medical issue.

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