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On 7/12/23 at approximately 2:27pm, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office responded to a suspicious complaint along the riverbank of the Columbia River near Rock Island Dam. The complainant, a subject on a boat, touring the river, reported seeing what he believed to be a human body along the riverbank. Deputies responded to the area and located a confirmed deceased human body partially submerged in the water. Deputies with the assistance of Wenatchee Valley Fire Dept recovered the decedent and transferred care to the Douglas County Coroner.

On 7/18/23 the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office received notification from the Douglas County Coroner’s office, that they were able to positively identify the decedent as missing 25-year-old Rock Island resident, Jesse Robert Cadenas.

We appreciate all the assistance from the community and outside agencies in the search for Jesse Cadenas. We send our deepest condolences to Jesse’s family during this time.