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News Release
OSP investigating fatal shooting- Josephine County - 12/15/20

On Monday, December 14, 2020 at 6:52 A.M., Josephine County Sheriff's Deputies and Troopers responded to the report of a shooting at 200 Corporate way near Merlin in Josephine County. Upon arrival, Kurt Krauss (56), of Grants Pass, was found deceased on scene.

The investigation was turned over to the Josephine County Major Crime Team. Oregon State Police (OSP) is the lead investigating agency and is being assisted by the Josephine County Sheriff's Office, Grants Pass Department of Public Safety, and the Josephine County District Attorney's Office. The investigation is active and ongoing.

OSP is requesting anyone with information about the incident to contact the OSP Southern Command Center at 541-664-4600 or *OSP from a mobile device and reference OSP Case #SP20-347133.

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