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Oregon Man Identified as Body Found Beneath Freeway Bridge East of Desert Center

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Authorities today released the name of a 31-year-old Oregon man who was found dead beneath a freeway bridge east of Desert Center this week.

Christopher Gregory McIntire of Florence, Oregon was found by a passerby around 10:30 AM Tuesday, under the Alta Ditch Bridge on eastbound Interstate 10, 5 miles east of Com Springs Road, according to Riverside County Sheriff's Department. 

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Sheriff's deputies said foul play was not immediately suspected in McIntire's death, but that it was not being ruled out. 

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The exact cause of death remained under investigation.

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