The Washington County Sheriff's Office released a flier last year in the search for Ralph Brown, who was reported missing on May 16,  2021.

A car that belonged to Ralph Brown, the former mayor of Cornelius who has been missing for nearly a year, was found Friday in the Willamette River, according to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office. Human remains were found in the vehicle. The Yamhill County Medical Examiner was on the scene to investigate, but could not immediately identify the remains, according to authorities.