OSP identifies woman who washed ashore in Lincoln County

Oregon Coast

The circumstances of her death are still unknown

King tides roll in at Lincoln City, January 10, 2020 (KOIN)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A woman was found dead in Lincoln County early Thursday morning, prompting the Oregon State Police to ask for the public’s help to identify her.

The woman was found just after 1 a.m. between Devil’s Punchbowl and Otter Rock. Authorities believe she washed ashore — but do not know how long she was in the ocean.

By Monday afternoon, OSP thanked the public for their help in identifying the woman. The victim was a Portland resident, identified as 58-year-old Annette Fagan.

Police said the investigation was ongoing. Anyone with information is urged to call OSP by dialing *OSP or *677 from a mobile phone or call 800.442.0776 and reference case #SP20213257. 

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