Missing Man – Luke Troseth – Missing from Silver Falls State Park
Posted by KindraLore on November 21, 2007
Update 11/25/07 12:06PM
A sad ending to this case. Reports indicate the body of Luke Troseth was found. Initial reports indicate that he committed suicide. Thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends.
20 year old Luke Troseth has been reported missing to the Oregon State Police. His mother reported him missing on Saturday; however state police and parks staff at the Silver Falls State Park began looking for him Friday after finding some personal property at the edge of the parks restricted area, including a shoe found in the pool by the falls.
Pictured: Silver Falls State Park, OR
Divers have searched the area but dangerous water conditions forced them to suspend their efforts for the time being. Witnesses reported seeing a man matching Troseth’s description near the park and fall’s area Thursday night.
Silver Falls State Park is just 26 miles east of Oregon’s capital city, Salem. Silver Falls State Park is Oregon’s largest park lying nestled in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains. Silver Falls has 9,065 acres of forest, meadows, canyons and waterfalls.
State police described Troseth, 20, as white, 6-feet 1-inches tall, 165 pounds, and with blue eyes and blond hair.
Anyone with information regarding Troseth can call Oregon State Police at 1 (800) 452-7888 or the Silverton Police Department.