WILBUR, Ore. – The body of Billy Wayne Whitehead has been located. On Thursday, November 9, 2023, shortly before 9:30 p.m., 9-1-1 dispatchers received information that a deceased body was found in the area of Highway 99 near Wilbur Road. Deputies arrived on scene and confirmed the presence of a deceased body, which was identified as 49-year-old Billy Wayne Whitehead of Sutherlin. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a death investigation alongside the Douglas County Medical Examiner’s Office. Whitehead had previously been reported as a missing person to the Sutherlin Police Department on November 2, 2023. Next of kin has been notified.