Body found off of Riverbank Trail near Valley River

EUGENE, Ore. -- A body was discovered in the undergrowth between the Riverbank Bike Trail and the Willamette River on Sunday night, near the Valley River Center mall.

Eugene Police said that the deceased appeared to be a male transient around 40 years old. Police suspect that he was living in a campsite nearby where his body was found.

Police said that the body was found by another transient Sunday evening off of the Riverbank Trail near the Valley River Regal Cinemas. The transient reported the location of the body to mall security, who in turn relayed the information to police.

Officials said they are not investigating the death as a crime, however they are still waiting for the medical examiner's autopsy to confirm a cause of death and to identify the deceased.

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