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Body pulled from Willamette River identified as missing man


PORTLAND, Oregon — A body that was recovered from the Willamette River has been identified as that of a Portland man who had been reported missing.

The Oregonian reports (http://bit.ly/1Xq5xuF ) that the body of 33-year-old Eugene Vibar was pulled from the river Monday. The cause of his death was determined to be drowning.

Vibar had worked as a landscaper and was involved with The City Repair Project, a nonprofit that creates community gathering spaces.

Vibar's roommate, Christian Broadbent, says Vibar said he was going for a walk on Nov. 1, but never returned home.

His body was discovered near the Fremont Bridge.

Information from: The Oregonian, http://www.oregonlive.com

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