Homeless man found dead in downtown Vancouver identified

By Emily Gillespie, Columbian Breaking News Reporter

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The Clark County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the homeless man found dead in downtown Vancouver as Charles Merrit Allen, 39.

Allen’s body was found on May 13 when a passer-by pulled back a sleeping bag and found him dead.

The cause of death has not yet been determined, but Vancouver police spokeswoman Kim Kapp said there were no signs of foul play.