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Remains of missing Newberg man found in southern Oregon

Public safety — The body of Timothy Fenimore, who went missing in mid-April, was found May 17 near Wolf Creek


GRANTS PASS — A missing Newberg man’s remains were found May 17 in the Wolf Creek area of southern Oregon after two releases were issued to the public trying to locate him.

Timothy Fenimore, 44, went missing under suspicious circumstances April 18, according to the Oregon State Police, while visiting an area residence. He reportedly left on foot and wasn’t seen or heard from again.Fenimore

An autopsy and forensic examination was completed May 20, although additional information about his death is not available. The remains were transported to the state medical examiner’s office in Clackamas for further examination by an OSP forensic anthropologist. 

Fenimore was discovered at approximately 1:45 p.m. May 17 by a couple walking along the Lower Grave Creek. OSP troopers responded to the area and confirmed their report.

Lt. Gregg Hastings, OSP public information officer, said no additional information about Fenimore’s disappearance is available at this time. He said the investigation into his death is also ongoing.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call OSP Southern Command Center dispatch at 1-541-474-3174 or email tips to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..