At 2:41 p.m. on April 2, a deceased man in his late 50s was found in the water near the banks of the Willamette River close to Skinner’s Butte Park, upstream from the playground. Eugene Springfield Fire was in the area practicing water rescues and assisted to recover the body.
The Lane County Medical Examiner responded and took jurisdiction of the case. The victim in this case has been identified as Eugene Marvin Winters, age 59.
EPD case 21-05014