The Oregon State Police is releasing the attached approximation sketch of the child that was found in Lincoln County on December 10, 2020. Sketch was provided with assistance of the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office. If you have any information that might help investigators in identifying this child, please call 800-442-0776 or OSP (677). Oregon State Police Detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the remains of an individual discovered in rural Lincoln County. On December 10, 2020, Investigators were summoned to the H.B. Van Duzer Forest State Scenic Corridor for a death investigation. At this location, investigators found the remains of a female child.
The Oregon State Medical Examiner’s Office estimate the deceased’s age to be 6.5 to 10 years old. She is approximately 3’10” to 4’6” tall, and had long hair that is dark brown or black. Her race or ethnic origin has yet to be determined, but DNA analysis is not complete.
Due to the condition of the remains she had likely been deceased at least 30 days before she was discovered. If you have any information that might help investigators in identifying this child, please call 800-442-0776 or OSP (677). No information regarding the cause or manner of death is available for release at this time.
On Thursday, December 10, 2020 Oregon State Police Major Crimes Detectives responded to the H.B. Van Duzer Forest State Scenic Corridor for a death investigation. The area is a heavily wooded state park in Lincoln County, Oregon. Due to the terrain OSP Detectives were assisted by Lincoln County SAR members. At this time the deceased has yet to be positively identified. No further information regarding this individual is available for release until identity is established and next of kin can be notified. An investigation into the circumstances of this incident is active and ongoing.