Fishermen spot body floating in Willamette River

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PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Authorities recovered a body spotted by 2 fishermen in the Willamette River Monday afternoon.

Deputies were called to the scene around 4:15 p.m., Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office said.

River patrol units recovered the body near a wing dike just downriver from Cathedral Park. They transported the body onto a Cathedral Park boat ramp, deputies said.

The Multnomah County Medical Examiner’s Office is investigating.

KOIN 6 News will have more information as it becomes available.

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