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Rock climber finds man's body, gun at base of Broughton Bluff near Sandy River in Troutdale


TROUTDALE, Oregon — Multnomah County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a body was found at the base of Broughton Bluff, a popular rock climbing spot near the Sandy River.

Investigators say a rock climber called 911 on Saturday at about 10 a.m. after spotting a body as he was going up the trail from Lewis and Clark State Park in Troutdale, a Portland suburb.

The body lay at the base of Broughton Bluff. The rock climber also reported seeing a gun near the body.

Deputies located the body of a deceased adult male and recovered the gun.

No other details have been released.

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