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Dec. 30 BREAKING NEWS: Deceased man found near Pedee

PEDEE -- The Polk County Sheriff's Office is investigating a suspicious death in Pedee near the corner of Womer Road and Kings Valley Highway.

December 30, 2013

PEDEE -- The Polk County Sheriff's Office is investigating a suspicious death in Pedee near the corner of Womer Road and Kings Valley Highway.

The investigation involves a 29-year-old man who was found by a citizen in a wooded area at about 6:30 p.m. Sunday, according to police. Deputies confirmed the death and secured the scene Sunday night and the investigation continues today.

The Polk County major crimes team is investigating the incident. The team consists of investigators from Polk County Sheriff's Office, Dallas, Independence, and Monmouth Police, along with assistance from the Oregon State Police and the Polk County District Attorney Office.

No further details are available at this time. More updates will follow when more information is available.

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