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Missing Hillsboro man found dead, police don't suspect crime committed

Missing Hillsboro man found dead, police don't suspect crime committed
Ryan Ross Horn disappeared on Thursday, August 30, 2013.

Update: Police say the body of 28-year-old Ryan Ross Horn was found about 60 yards from his truck in a heavily wooded area near Buxton in rural Washington County on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013.

He had been missing since Aug. 29.

Police do not suspect a crime was committed.

A passerby spotted his unattended pickup at about 11:30 a.m. The passerby had seen Horn's missing person flier and called police. A Washington County sheriff's deputy searched the area and found Horn's body.

While they don't believe any crime was committed, the cause of Horn's death is still under investigation by detectives and the medical examiner's office, police said.


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HILLSBORO, Ore. - A Hillsboro man who is bipolar and off his medication, according to his family, is now missing.

Ryan Ross Horn, 28, left his home in Hillsboro on Thursday. Family members say he had recently been despondent.

Horn was driving a maroon 2004 Ford Ranger pickup with Oregon license plate number 806 FFR. Police believe he may have been heading to Columbia County or the Oregon coast.

Anyone who spots Horn or his truck (pictured below) is asked to call 9-1-1. Horn is described as having a thin build, brown hair and brown eyes. He is 5 feet, 11 inches tall.

Family and friends have a created a Facebook page to spread the word about Horn's disappearance. There is also a Missing Person Flyer that is making the rounds.