Fishermen find human remains in Columbia River

By on Saturday, February 10th, 2024 in Columbia Basin News Featured Stories More Top Stories

PLYMOUTH – Fishermen discovered human remains Saturday morning in the Columbia River near Plymouth, Washington.

Deputies and firefighters from Benton County, along with Columbia Basin Dive Rescue successfully recovered the body.

Detectives from the Benton County Sheriff’s Office identified the human remains as Chance Townsend, missing from the Plymouth area since last December.

The Benton County Coroner’s Office will conduct an autopsy to determine the cause of death.