Detectives seek help identifying body found in Jefferson

UPDATE, 3/10/2023: This person has been identified as Cecilia Green, 53. There is no further information as of this time and the family isn’t available for comment.

Deputies from the Sheriff’s Office Enforcement Division, Jefferson Contract, along with detectives from the Criminal Investigations Unit responded to a report of a citizen finding a female, deceased, in a field at the dead-end of Tenth Street in Jefferson, Ore. on Feb. 21, 2023, at about 4:45 p.m. The Marion County Medical Examiner’s Office responded to assist.

An autopsy was performed today by the State Medical Examiner and the death has been determined to be natural causes. The person found was a white female, unknown age, 5’3 ½”, 128 pounds, wearing a red tank top, camo-colored long sleeve shirt, green sweatshirt, green sweatpants and black tennis shoes. She was described as having a brooch attached to the green sweatshirt in the left chest area with a white pearl-looking piece in the middle of it (see photo).

We are asking anyone with information on a possible identify for this female to please call Deputy N. Morse, 971-720-0726.