Brianna Gibbs // THE WESTERN FRONT
Bellingham Police have identified the body of a man found in Whatcom Creek on Feb. 20 as former Ferndale resident Monty L. Portrey.
Portrey, 56, was found dead by police after a man walking his dog near Bellingham Fitness first spotted his body.
The body has been turned over to the Whatcom County Medical Examiner. An autopsy was scheduled for Thursday.