DOA in Riverside State Park

Ofc. John O'Brien, PIO

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 9 a.m.

On October 23rd, shortly after 2:00 p.m., the Spokane Police Department was notified of a body found on the east side of the river by the walking bridge at the Bowl and Pitcher in Riverside State Park. It was determined the person was deceased.

Detectives responded to the scene to conduct an investigation on an unattended death. The investigation is ongoing. The gender of the deceased person is not being released at this time.

The investigation is not affecting the park’s trail system.

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

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