South Senior Officially Found Deceased in Three Sisters Area
Trevor Mitchell, 18, a senior at South, was officially found deceased on Thursday, Sept. 15 in the Three Sisters area. His body was found by hikers near Separation Lake. Initial investigation revealed apparent signs of suicide, but the official ruling from the Lane County Medical Examiner’s Officer has not been released yet. The Lane County Sheriff’s Office will also be investigating the death.
A Celebration of Life for Mitchell will be held on Thursday Sept. 22 from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Willamette Valley Baptist Church in Aumsville. Casual attire is suggested.
Mitchell’s family is also asking for photos, stories, memories, or last words to be posted on his Facebook memorial page. Plans are to use the content for a memory book in his honor.
Many South students and staff came to school Monday wearing purple to honor Mitchell. A large banner with purple lettering declaring “Once a Saxon always a Saxon” was also signed by much of the student population and hung up.