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A body was found at a residence at Bear Drive and Culver Highway; investigation is ongoing.

BECKY STEVER/MADRAS PIONEER - The Central Oregon Major Incident Team is investigating a death at Bear Drive and Highway 361 between Madras and Metolius.The Central Oregon Major Incident Team is investigating a death at Bear Drive and Culver Highway.

Jefferson County Sheriff Jim Adkins said deputies found a body after being called to the residence.

"Something suspicious was going on," Adkins said. "When the deputies arrived, it was obvious that there was a death."

"We have not positively identified who that person was," Adkins said. "We believe the public is not in danger. ... We expect further information to come out this week."


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