Body of Deceased Male Found in Biddle Road Irrigation Canal

On 6/28/22 at 08:41am, Medford Police patrol officers responded to the report of a body in the irrigation canal in the 1000 block of Biddle Road.

Upon arrival, officers located a deceased male and Medford Police Detectives were called to assist with the investigation.

A Jackson County Sheriff’s Office Medical Examiner was also called to the scene to assist with the investigation.

Area of Deceased Body

At this time, the circumstances of the man’s death are unknown and he did not have any obvious signs of trauma.

Police say this incident is under investigation and more details will be released when they are known.

The identification of the deceased male is being withheld at this time pending notification of next of kin. A Forensic Pathologist will confirm the cause and manner of death as part of this investigation.