Astoria Police investigate human remains found on the railroad tracks East of Alderbrook Beach

On 08/10/2022 at 7:07 PM Astoria Police were dispatched to a report that a passerby located a deceased individual on the railroad tracks East of Alderbrook Beach.  On arrival police discovered remains of an older male subject in an advanced state of decomposition.   Investigation at the scene by a Clatsop County Medicolegal Death investigator revealed no signs of foul play.  Receipts with the body suggest the body could have been at the location for as long as a month.  Through additional investigation today, the individual has been identified but the name of the individual is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.