On September 19, 2019 the deceased subject located on property on Widow Creek Road in Otis, OR and presumed to be the remains of missing person Cameron Shelden, was examination by the Oregon State Medical Examiner’s Office. It was determined that he suffered a gunshot to the head consistent with a .45 caliber bullet. Due to the advanced state of decomposition of the body, the OSME is continuing the examination. Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office detectives located a .45 caliber semi-automatic handgun and single .45 caliber shell casing where the body was recovered.
Positive identification of the body is still being determined and the death investigation continues.