A state police investigation unfolded Sunday, Aug. 27, after a body was found at Beverly Beach State Park near Newport.
On August 23, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a missing person from the Medford area. Steven Strauss, 71, was last seen in Dallas on Aug. 22, when he was visiting his brother for the eclipse. Efforts to locate Strauss were unsuccessful.
Strauss’s wife had reported to Jackson County Sheriff’s Office a concern of his past medical conditions. The investigation at the scene did not suggest any concern of foul play.