Yashanee Vaugh positively identified

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July 19, 2011 23:47

  

The Oregon State Medical Examiner has made a positive identification by DNA test of the body recovered on Rocky Butte as Yashanee Vaughn. The manner and cause of death was a gunshot wound to the head.

Our thanks thanks go to the Multnomah County Medical Examiner for their work in this case, the Oregon State Police Crime Lab for their work in the recovery on the body and the Multnomah County District Attorneys Office.

There is no additional information at this time.

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