Man found dead near Merlin publicly identified

MERLIN, Ore. – Oregon State Police say one man is dead after a shooting early Monday morning in Josephine County.

Multiple agencies responded to the reported shooting just before 7:00 a.m. on Corporate Way in an industrial park near Merlin.

OSP says 56-year-old Grants Pass Man Kurt Krauss was found deceased at the scene.

The agency said the investigation is active and ongoing but didn’t provide any more information.

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