The Hermiston man whose body was found Wednesday morning died from a gunshot wound, according to autopsy results.
The Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office said the autopsy was performed Thursday by the Oregon State Medical Examiner’s Office.
“At this time, there is no reason to believe the general public is in danger due to the homicide,” said Umatilla County Undersheriff Jim Littlefield.
The body of 28-year-old Jordan Deloen Crandall was found Wednesday morning 75 feet west of Alpine Drive and adjacent to an irrigation ditch in the northeast section of the Hermiston area. The Umatilla/Morrow County Major Crime Team is now conducting a homicide investigation.
The UCSO is currently seeking persons of interest and witnesses in the case. Anyone who has information about the case is asked to call the Umatilla County Dispatch Center at 541-966-3651.