The Eugene Police Department is conducting a criminal investigation into the death of Russell Lee Penn, born July 24, 1952. The address of the investigation is 957 Archie Street, where he lived. Police were withholding the name until his family was notified.
Anyone with information relevant to this case is asked to contact Detective Jennifer Curry at 541.682.5166, or Detective Mel Thompson at 541.682.5187.
No further information or interviews can be released today. Police understand people are interested and concerned and will release information as they learn more through the investigation.
Case No. 14-4814
At 1:43 p.m. March 24, Eugene Police officers were sent to conduct a welfare check in the 900 block of Archie. After checking the residence, they discovered a deceased adult inside the home. At this point, the cause of the person’s death is not readily apparent and police are conducting an investigation.
As more information becomes available it will be released.