Autopsy Being Performed on Man Who Died in Antlers Hotel in Ukiah


The Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office is awaiting an autopsy report regarding the death of a man at hotel in Ukiah.

Umatilla County Dispatch received a 911 call around 11:45 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 7 asking for an ambulance to respond to the Antlers Hotel in Ukiah for an unresponsive male.

According to the sheriff’s office, CPR was being performed at the time of the 911 call. Pendleton Fire Department medics arrived at the scene and declared the man dead. He was later identified as 59-year-old Lewis Milton Brightman of Klamath Falls.

Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office deputies also arrived on scene and requested the presence of a detective. The sheriff’s office said the autopsy was requested because the cause of death could not be determined. The autopsy was scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 9 and results are pending. The investigation remains ongoing.

The sheriff’s office said further information will be released when appropriate.



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