Coast Guard recovers man's body on Ore. coast

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Associated Press

Posted on November 29, 2012 at 10:02 AM

Updated Thursday, Nov 29 at 10:02 AM

COOS BAY, Ore. (AP) — The Coast Guard reports it has recovered a man's body near the Coos Bay jetty on the southern Oregon coast.

The World newspaper says (http://is.gd/xEulYt ) the Coast Guard retrieved the body Wednesday afternoon at the request of the Coos County sheriff's office.

Petty Officer Shawn Eggert says the man was in his mid-60s and was not wearing a life vest.

No debris or overturned boat was found to indicate that the man had been involved in a boating accident.

The body was taken to the Coos County medical examiner's office.

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Information from: The World, http://www.theworldlink.com

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