The body of a 33-year-old man was pulled from the Willamette River Tuesday afternoon near Bowman Park in Albany, the Benton County Sheriff’s Office reported.
Deputies investigating the death were able to identify the remains as those of Matthew Lee Kline, an Albany transient. Kline was not wearing a lifejacket, the agency added.
“Detectives are continuing to investigate but do not believe the death was related to a criminal act at this time,” BCSO said through a news release.
BCSO, which responded by boat, was assisted on the operation by the Albany Police Department and the Albany Fire Department.