Man Found Deceased At Dougan Falls

Man Found Deceased At Dougan Fals

March 12, 2018


On March 9, 2018 at approximately 0851 hours the Skamania County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a deceased person on the W 2000 Road, above Dougan Falls. The area in question is 21 miles NE of city of Washougal, in Skamania County.

Deputy’s responded and located the body of Michael A. Conley, 51, or Vancouver. He was located 4 miles NE of Dougan Falls on a private drive, just off the W 2000 Road. The investigation led Deputy’s to a vehicle located 3 miles NE of Conley. There was no obvious indication of cause of death, however it was evident Conley had been exposed to the snow and colder temperatures during the reported time frame.  The 2002 Cadillac was found off of the roadway, disabled, in over a foot of snow.

Conley’s family had reported him missing to the Vancouver Police Department on February 27, 2018 but according to the report was last seen on February 22, 2018. The vehicle had been reported stolen to the Clark County Sheriff’s Office on March 8, 2018, but listed as taken on February 23 or 24th.

Conley’s body was taken to the Clark County Medical Examiner’s office for an autopsy and toxicology. The investigation is on-going.



Respectfully submitted,


Pat Bond