Missing Salem teen found dead

16-year-old Zack Brenneman was last seen at a West Salem High School football game on Friday,...
16-year-old Zack Brenneman was last seen at a West Salem High School football game on Friday, Sep. 16.(Salem PD)
Published: Sep. 27, 2022 at 12:30 PM PDT
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SALEM, Ore. (KPTV) - The teen who went missing Sept 16 after a high school football game was found dead in a waterway, according to the Salem Police Department.

Officers were called to the area of the Willamette River on Northwest Wallace Road about a report of a body in the waterway. The body matched the description of the missing teenager Zackary Brenneman.

Brenneman was last seen at a West Salem High School football game on Friday, Sep. 16. Family members reported the 16-year-old missing just after 11 p.m.

The Oregon State Medical Examiner ruled the cause of death. SPD said detectives found no evidence of criminality or foul play.