Missing Bend man found deceased, DCSO says


The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office announced Sunday that a Bend man declared missing on Friday was found deceased. 

The body of Coty Alexander, 70, was found on Saturday, according to Sgt. Jayson Janes. 

His family has been notified. 

The initial announcement about his disappearance is below: 

The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Coty Alexander.

Alexander was reported missing from his camp on China Hat Road near mile post 3 on Wednesday, April 13.

Alexander left his camp, leaving behind his vehicle and dog.

The last confirmed sighting of Alexander was on April 8, 2022 on the south end of Bend. 

This is Alexander’s description:

  • 70 year old male
  • 5’09”
  • 147 pounds
  • Brown hair
  • Blue eyes
  • Unknown clothing description

If you have seen the man pictured above or have any information on his location please contact the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office at 541-693-6911 reference case number 22-19381.


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