Tips sought in identifying man found in field shot dead

Tips sought in identifying man found in field shot dead
Police released this distinctive cross that they say the man who was found dead had on him.. (Photo: Clackamas County Sheriff's Office)

The Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help from the public in identifying a man found dead in a field Monday.

The medical examiner’s office the man died of a gunshot wound.

The sheriff’s Office said the Hispanic man had a distinctive cross with blue stones on a neck chain.

The man’s body was found was found in the area of Northeast Arndt Road and Highway 551 between Wilsonville and Aurora.

A citizen called police after finding the body.

The man is in his 20s or 30s, deputies said. He is about 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighs about 180 pounds. He was wearing an Army camo t-shirt, blue jeans and black-and-orange Nike sneakers.

Anyone with information concerning this crime is encouraged to contact the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office's confidential Tip Line -- by phone at 503-723-4949 or by using the online email form at http://web3.clackamas.us/contact/tip.jsp Please reference CCSO Case # 14-21883.