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Detectives seeking tips after body found north of Banks

Jessica Elizabeth Hart. Photo courtesy Washington County Sheriff's Office

A body found north of Banks was reported to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office on Sunday, October 17, and now detectives are seeking tips from the public regarding the person who was found dead.

According to an Oct. 22 press release from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, deputies initially responded to the report on Oct. 17 just before 6 p.m. in the area of NW Sellers and Linklater Roads, about five north of Banks.  

The death—estimated to have occurred about two weeks earlier—was determined to be suspicious due to undisclosed evidence at the scene by detectives with Washington County’s Violent Crimes Unit.

Detectives could not identify the person until an autopsy was completed Monday, Oct. 18 by the Oregon State Medical . . .

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