Issaquah police recently identified the man found dead in Issaquah on April 5, 2014, as Jose Tavares.
Tavares left Swedish/Issaquah on March 20, 2014. Police are now asking for the public’s help to clarify what happened next.
Anyone who thinks they saw Tavares after March 20 is asked to call Issaquah police at 425-837-3200 and ask for a detective.
Tavares was Hispanic, 5-feet, 4 inches tall; 150 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. He was 49 years old.
His body was found in a field northeast of Northeast Juniper Street by another man who was exploring the area. The body appeared to have been at the location for several days.
Police are continuing the investigation, but at this time it appears the cause of death was by natural causes.