PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The Marion County Sheriff’s Office has identified the homicide victim whose remains were discovered under a Northeast Salem duplex on June 10.
Based on a sketch of one of the victim’s tattoos and community tips, authorities said the man has been identified as 19-year-old Josiah Bagnall of Salem.
His body was first discovered in the crawl space beneath the Salem duplex on Wednesday, June 10, when residents called authorities to report a foul smell. During the investigation, authorities reported that the human remains had been in the crawl space for “multiple weeks.”
Bagnall’s death was ruled as a homicide by the Oregon State Medical Examiner’s Office on June 13. The sheriff’s office said the investigation is ongoing.
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