A body found Thursday near Madras was identified late Friday as 51-year-old Brian Jones of Redmond.
Jefferson County Sheriff Jim Adkins said investigators now need the public’s help with information about Jones and his whereabouts Wednesday night into Thursday morning.
His body was discovered around 6 a.m. Thursday by a passing driver off Highway 126 and Danube Drive north of Madras.
Adkins is asking anyone who saw Jones or his car to contact Detective Tyler Anderson at 541-475-2201.
If he’s unavailable, please leave a name and number.
“Your call is very important to us,” Adkins said. “Any information you can provide Detective Anderson would be very helpful.”