SPD Investigating an Unattended Death

Ofc. Joshua Laiva


Monday, June 5, 2017 at 2:10 p.m.


Today June 5, 2017, just after 10:30 hrs., the Spokane Police Department responded to the 1100 block of N. Division St., where a deceased male had been located in the alleyway behind the Liquor and Wine Store. Spokane Police Officers and Major Crimes Unit (MCU) Detectives responded to the scene for the investigation. Spokane Police are actively investigating to determine the cause/nature of the unattended death. One lane on the west side of N. Division St., will be closed around the area of the investigation until the investigation is complete.

Spokane Police ask anyone who witnessed anything suspicious in the area, or had any information for the death investigation, to call Crime Check at (509)456-2233.

The identity of the deceased and the cause of death will be released by the Spokane Medical Examiner’s Office.



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