One person found dead in Columbia River

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PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — One person was found dead in the Columbia River in Multnomah County, officials confirmed to KOIN 6 News.

Investigators have identified the deceased as 20-year-old Jacob Swanson of Battleground, Wash. His official cause of death was ruled as drowning, and there were no indications of foul play.

The Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office said the body was found near the NE 42nd Avenue boat ramp Friday afternoon. It appears to have been there for a while, officials said.

KOIN 6 News will have more information as soon as possible.

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