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The Lake County Sheriff's Office, with the assistance of Oregon State Police (OSP) Criminal Investigations Division detectives from Klamath Falls and Bend, are investigating the death of a Lakeview man.


Police say he apparently suffered a medical emergency after being taken into custody during an OSP contact in Lakeview.


Last night - around 11:00 p.m., two OSP patrol troopers on patrol together contacted a 44-year old Lakeview man in the Safeway parking in Lakeview.


The troopers found the man, who is a convicted felon, was in possession of a pipe containing suspected methamphetamine and a knife. he was handcuffed behind his back and transported by OSP to the Lake County Jail.


As they walked him toward the jail he suffered an apparent medical emergency . The troopers started emergency medical care -then he was taken to a local hosp and pronounced dead at 12:42a


The man's name will be released later today and An autopsy is scheduled for Saturday,,January 25th.


Traffic & Weather

  • Chains or Traction Tires required on the mountain passes and Highway 97 South of Bend.
  • Traffic signals at US 97 and Pinebrook Blvd. turned off permanently.
  • Lane closure on Boyd Acres Road at Ross Road; 7am - 4:30pm through December 10
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