Curtis Pagel

Curtis Pagel. Photo provided by the Deshutes Co. Sheriff's Office.

SUNRIVER, OR (KPTV) - Deputies have identified the 48-year-old man whose remains were found near Sunriver.

A camper reported finding a decomposed body in the Deschutes National Forest about six miles west of Sunriver on July 28.

On Friday, deputies reported the remains were identified as Curtis Fredrick Pagel.

Pagel had no known recent address, but he had lived in Oregon for many years. The cause and manner of his death are still being determined by the Oregon State Medical Examiner’s Office.

Deputies initially said they believed foul play was involved in this case.

The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help with any information about Pagel, including his work history, past homes and any other recent contact with him. Tips can be called in at 541-693-6911.

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Rest in Paradise!! Your up there with my daddy now, I remember meeting you when i was like 2 and remember you always being around, you and him were best friends, I hope they find out what really happened and if anyone was reaponsible that they catch the person. You were an amazing guy and will not be forgotten!!

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