Police ID body found in Camas woods; police investigating

An investigation is underway after a body was found in a heavily wooden area in Camas on Wednesday.
Published: May. 11, 2023 at 8:48 AM PDT
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CAMAS, Wash. (KPTV) - Investigators have identified a body found in a heavily wooded area of Camas this week.

The Camas Police Department said the remains, identified Friday as 45-year-old Terry Joe Roass, were found Wednesday afternoon by workers clearing vegetation in the wooden area owned by Georgia Pacific Corporation, west of the mill.

According to police, the condition of the remains indicate it was not a recent death.

The Clark County Medical Examiner’s Office says Ross’ cause and manner of death are still under investigation. According to police, Ross’ family reported him as missing earlier this year.

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No other details about the investigation have been released by police at this time.