Daniel Mellers

Missing Oregon college student found dead

Daniel Mellers

NEWBERG, Ore. – A George Fox University student who was reported missing Sunday has been found dead.

21-year-old Daniel Mellers was last seen Saturday night by his roommates. He reportedly told them he was going to walk to a nearby convenience store to get some soda, according to the Newberg-Dundee Police Department.

When Mellers didn’t return, his roommates went to look for him.

On Monday morning, officers found Mellers’ vehicle in Sherwood after a resident recognized it and called police.

Mellers was located dead inside his vehicle. Police said the student appears to have committed suicide. There is no threat to the public.

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