The body of a deceased man was found at 1:30 p.m. Thursday off of Waddell Creek Road Southwest in Capitol State Forest, according to the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office.
The body was found by a passing motorist, and the case is being investigated as a suspected homicide, said Sgt. Carla Carter. The victim has been described as a young adult male, but his age and race have not been determined.
“It appears he has multiple gunshot wounds,” Carter told The Olympian. “We are doing our best to identify him.”