Police identify homicide victim

Police identify homicide victim

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. -- A Roseburg man was found dead from what was reported to be a gunshot wound to the head on Monday morning, and the sheriff's office is investigating his death as a homicide.

The body of Jeffery Scott Bension, 39, of Roseburg, was discovered off of Louis Creek Road in southern Douglas County, and law enforcement said it appeared that the body may have been dumped about 20 yards off the road on a BLM logging road.

Sheriff's deputies were called to the scene around 8 a.m.

The Douglas County Major Crimes Team has taken over the investigation.

Investigators had closed the roadway, and will be continuing the investigation. No more information will be released on Monday.