Missing Sutherlin man’s body found
Written by Press Release on November 12, 2023
WILBUR, Ore. — The body of missing person, Billy Wayne Whitehead, has been located.
On Thursday, November 9, 2023, shortly before 9:30 p.m., 9-1-1 dispatchers received information that a deceased body was found in the area of Highway 99 near Wilbur Road.
Deputies arrived on scene and confirmed the presence of a deceased body, which was identified as 49-year-old Billy Wayne Whitehead of Sutherlin.
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a death investigation alongside the Douglas County Medical Examiner’s Office.
Whitehead had previously been reported as a missing person to the Sutherlin Police Department on November 2, 2023.
Next of kin has been notified.