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News Release from: Clackamas Co. Sheriff's Office

Posted: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 4:36 p.m.

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UPDATED: Sheriff's Office investigating homicide of unidentified male between Wilsonville/Aurora; tips sought

Please reference CCSO Case # 14-21883

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UPDATE (Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014) -- Identification of homicide victim found in field Aug. 11; tips sought

The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office can now identify the homicide victim found Aug. 11 in a field in the area of NE Arndt Rd and Hwy. 551 between Wilsonville and Aurora.

The victim is identified as Misael "Gallo" Delgado Nunez, age 45, of Aloha, Oregon. A photo of the victim is linked above.

Mr. Delgado Nunez was last seen in the Beaverton area on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014.

The Sheriff's Office is actively seeking tips from the public.

On Monday, Aug. 11, the Sheriff's Office Patrol deputies responded to a citizen's report of a dead body. The subject was located by fire and police personnel and confirmed to be deceased. Detectives from the Sheriff's Office, as well as personnel from the Medical Examiner's office, were called out to investigate. A description of the deceased was released -- including a photo of the cross necklace he wore. This led to his identification by friends and family.

TIPS SOUGHT

Anyone with information concerning this crime is encouraged to contact the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office Tip Line -- by phone at 503-723-4949 or by using the online email form.

EARLIER (Aug. 12, 2014)

The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office is currently investigating the homicide of an unidentified adult male, found in a field in the area of NE Arndt Rd and Hwy. 551 between Wilsonville and Aurora.

The Medical Examiner's Office performed an autopsy, and determined the unidentified male died from a gunshot wound.

The Sheriff's Office is actively seeking tips from the public.

On Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, Sheriff's Office Patrol deputies responded to a citizen's report of a dead body. The subject was located by fire and police personnel and confirmed to be deceased.

Detectives from the Sheriff's Office and personnel from the Medical Examiner's Office were called out to investigate.

The deceased subject is described as an adult, Hispanic male in his 20s or 30s. The victim is about 5'3" tall and weighs about 180 lbs. He was wearing an Army camo print t-shirt, blue jeans, and black-and-orange Nike-brand sneakers. He also had a distinctive cross with blue stones on a neck chain.

A photo isolating the distinctive cross design is linked above.

TIPS SOUGHT

Anyone with information concerning this crime is encouraged to contact the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office's confidential Tip Line -- by phone at 503-723-4949 or by using the online email form. Please reference CCSO Case # 14-21883.

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Sergeant Nathan Thompson
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Clackamas County Sheriff's Office

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