david lee miller

Pushed in: Homeless man’s canal escape recounted by mother

The deaths in Auburn’s Wise Canal started in January 2009. Last month, 50-year-old homeless man Richard Hill became the sixth man to turn up dead in the canal in less than two y ...

The Death Zone: Five bodies found in Auburn canal leave unanswered questions

Five bodies recovered from the Wise Canal over 16 months – including three since March 26 – are unusual, an Auburn Police spokesman said Tuesday. But there continue to be no i ...

Auburn drowning victim a "hermit" who left death a mystery

By the look of things – after his body was recovered from the Wise Canal in North Auburn last week – the man with the scraggly, graying beard and the unkempt, long hair could h ...

Man dies on Western States Trail near Auburn

A sunny afternoon trek Friday on the Western States Trail just outside Auburn turned into a grim – and ultimately unsuccessful – battle to save a man’s life after he suffered ...