Mt. Hood NF Double Murder

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ESTACADA, OR (KPTV) - Clackamas County deputies are investigating the deaths of a man and woman whose bodies were found in the Mount Hood National Forest near Estacada.

Investigators are calling the deaths “suspicious.”

Deputies and U.S. Forest Service officers responded to a 911 call from someone who discovered the bodies at 9:45 a.m. Monday.

A dog was also at the scene, unhurt, near the bodies. The dog was safely corralled and placed in the care of Clackamas County Dog Services.

Deputies have not released the names of the man or woman. The sheriff’s office said identifications and family notifications were pending Monday evening.

The Oregon State Medical Examiner’s Office will conduct autopsies to determine the causes of their deaths.

No further details were released about the case.

The sheriff’s office asks anyone with information on this investigation to contact the tip line at 503-729-4949 or https://web3.clackamas.us/contact/tip.jsp and reference case 19-018794.

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