A Powers man who went missing in October and was later found alive in his van south of Powers was found dead earlier this month in the same place.

A person discovered Mark Foss, 57, when they went firewood cutting near a logging landing in China Flats. The Coos County Sheriff's Office said no foul play was involved in Foss' death and initial reports suggest he died of starvation.

The Sheriff's Office found Foss camping in his Dodge Caravan in the same area after his family reported him missing in October.

Sgt. Pat Downing said it appeared Foss was living out of the van with no food or water. Deputies found camping supplies in the van and Downing said there was no report that Foss was missing.

'It's not exactly clear how long he had been out there," Downing said.

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