Missing man’s body found in South Umpqua River

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ROSEBURG, Ore. — The body of a man who was reported missing last month has been found in the South Umpqua River.

26-year-old Brandon Bell’s death is being investigated as a suicide.

Bell disappeared in the middle of the night from his grandparents’ home in Winston on Novemeer 21st, leaving most of his belongings like his cell phone and wallet, behind.

He had just come to Southern Oregon to look for work after a cross-country trip on his motorcycle.