In the wee hours of Sunday morning, Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch received a 911 call reporting a burglary in progress on South Crestline Drive, in Waldport. The reporting party told Dispatch her husband, Mark Campbell, was fighting with a man inside an empty apartment next to his residence.
Lincoln County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the scene and found the husband, Mark Campbell, 66, of Waldport, deceased at the scene from injuries he suffered during the fight. No suspect(s) have yet been arrested.
The Sheriff’s Office is being assisted by the Oregon State Police Criminal Investigation Unit (CID), Oregon State Police Forensics, Newport Police, Lincoln City Police and the Lincoln County District Attorney’s Office.
The Campbell family has owned the Crestline Golf Course for 12 years.
The Sheriff’s Office is requesting anyone with information please contact Detective Abby Dorsey at 541-265-0777 and refer to case 20S-02838.