Teen drowns at Mill Creek, Willamette River


The body of Troy Bowdish was recovered Thursday afternoon

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — An 18-year-old drowned after going under the water in the confluence between Mill Creek and the Willamette River Wednesday evening.

A Polk County search and rescue began shortly after 7 p.m., Salem police told KOIN 6 News. Around 10 p.m. the searchers suspended their efforts until the morning.

A multi-agency search began around 6 a.m., and around 2:30 p.m. the body of Troy Bowdish of Dallas was recovered by divers from the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office.

No other information is available at this time.

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