Missing Oakley man found dead

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A man that was reported missing in Oakley this summer has been found dead. 

According to the Oakley Police Department, Michael Orr, 56, was reported missing on July 28. 

Police posted about Orr’s disappearance on social media on August 3. 

On Monday, he was found dead. 

He was found by a vineyard worker north of Main Street and west of Big Break Road. 

The Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office confirms the body as Orr. 

Orr’s family has set up a GoFundMe for his funeral funds. 

“Michael was a wonderful son, brother, stepdad, grandfather and friend who touched the lives of those around him,” the GoFundMe reads. “He leaves behind his mother, sisters, brothers, nieces, nephews, stepdaughter, and 4 grandkids.”


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