Medford Police Release Name of Deceased Man Found in Canal

This is an update to our previous article regarding the incident.

On Tuesday, June 28 at 8:41 a.m., 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. At this time, the circumstances of the man’s death are unknown and he did not have any obvious signs of trauma.

The deceased male has been identified as 59-year-old Kurt Lund. Next of kin have been notified. There are no additional changes in the status of the investigation. The investigation is still pending review from the Forensic Pathologist.

Courtesy of MPD

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