Dead man found by hunter in Lane Co. was murdered, police say

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Published: Nov. 24, 2022 at 4:55 PM PST
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LANE COUNTY Ore. (KPTV) - A dead man found by a hunter on Nov. 20 in Lane County was murdered, the Lane County Sheriff’s Office announced on Thursday.

Last month, the body of 37-year-old Sean Lee Wilkins of Swisshome was found north of Highway 126, near Wacker Point Road, also known as BLM 17-7-22 Road.

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Police are asking that anyone who was near Wacker Point Rd. from Nov. 18 through Nov. 20 to call the Lane County Sheriff’s Office. Detectives can be reached at 541-682-4150 opt. 1 or by calling the Sheriff’s Office tip line at 541-682-4167. Mention LCSO case number 22-6507.