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Body found in reservoir identified

Woman has been missing since April

Just after 1 p.m. on Saturday dispatchers received a 911 Call that reported a body had just washed up at the Blue River Dam. Investigators with the Lane County Sheriff's Office who recovered the body of the deceased person from the water of Blue River Reservoir on August 12, have confirmed it to be Blue River resident Mekenna Reiley, according to the Lane County Sheriff's Office.

The State Medical Examiner's office has ruled the cause of death as drowning. Officials say there are no signs of foul play.

According to LCSO reports, she was last seen on Thursday evening, April 6th. Friends and neighbors say they hadn’t seen or heard from the 40-year-old since.


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