UPDATE: Death Investigation Underway Along Eastbank Esplanade near the Burnside Bridge

February 27, 2015 12:55

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The man discovered deceased along the Eastbank Esplanade yesterday has been identified as 48-year-old Robert Allen Hannick Jr. Hannick was homeless at the time of his death.

The Medical Examiner is awaiting toxicology results to determine cause of death. Hannick did not suffer any trauma and there were no signs of foul play.



The Oregon State Medical Examiner will conduct an autopsy on Friday to determine the cause and manner of death of the male found this morning on the banks of the Willamette River.

The deceased has tentatively been identified as a 48-year-old male.

Investigators believe that the deceased may have been inside a large drain pipe prior to being pushed out by rainwater and being discov

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