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Body found under I-205 onramp in Vancouver

By Emily Gillespie, Columbian Breaking News Reporter
Published: August 17, 2017, 6:58am

Troopers are investigating after a suspected homeless man’s body was found under the Mill Plain Boulevard onramp for Interstate 205 in Vancouver Wednesday night.

An acquaintance of the man found him in a makeshift homeless camp where the two live, Washington State Patrol Trooper Will Finn said.

The acquaintance last saw the man on Sunday and he was fine, but found him dead on Wednesday, Finn said. Troopers were called to the area around 8 p.m. and began a death investigation.

Preliminary information indicates the man was not hit by a vehicle and there was no indicate that any foul play took place, however the investigation is ongoing, Finn said.

The person’s identity was not released pending next of kin notification.

The cause of death is under investigation by the Clark County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Columbian Breaking News Reporter