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News Release
Death Investigation - 06/19/24

On June 19, 2024, at approximately 11:30 AM, the Roseburg Police Department responded to an address in the 1100 block of SE Pine to conduct a welfare check on 77 year old Samuel Steven Smeth.  Smeth was found deceased in his residence.  Next of kin has been notified.  

Roseburg Police detectives, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office detectives, and Oregon State Police responded to assist and will continue to investigate the matter with assistance from the Douglas County District Attorney’s Office. At this time, there is no known ongoing threat to the general public

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