Milwaukie police

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MILWAUKIE, OR (KPTV) – A production crew that was filming a dive team’s recovery of a car from the Willamette River was met with a discovery: human remains inside.

On Tuesday afternoon, at around 4:40 p.m., members of the “Adventures with Purpose” YouTube channel were filming at the Jefferson Street Boat Ramp in Milwaukie.

According to the Milwaukie Police Department, the car the dive team worked to recover was approximately 400 yards offshore and sunken down about 85 feet underwater.

When the crew found the car and pulled it out, they saw the human remains inside and immediately contacted police.

The Clackamas County Medical Examiner responded to the scene and took the remains. Any identification of the remains will be determined by the Medical Examiner.

According to MPD, the car pulled from the river is associated with a Portland police missing person case from 2008, in which the person was described as missing and suicidal.

Milwaukie police said the investigation is ongoing.

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(2) comments

Frederick Fukov

Ya know..no offense, but if you're gonna off yourself, I can think of much better ways. And like..all the time leading up to it..you're thinking..ok..I really wanna do this..but the moment your car hits the water and it's rising up to your neck..you're like.."Uhhh..maybe this wasn't such a good idea."

Mr pickles

That long ...wow. 85 feet down. Didn't know it got that deep. Seems that case is solved.

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