Downtown Homicide

Cpl. Ronald Van Tassel


Monday, October 5, 2020 at 4:14 p.m.


On Friday night, Officers and Detectives from the Spokane Police Department responded downtown for a stabbing. One victim was transported to the hospital where he later died from his injuries. 

On October 2, 2020, Spokane patrol Officers responded to the area of Main and Division in downtown for an adult male on the sidewalk bleeding. The male was transported to a local hospital where he later died from what is believed to be stab wound injuries.

Officers contained the crime scene and Major Crimes Detectives responded to investigate. At this time it is unknown what lead up to the victim being stabbed and nobody is in custody.

If you have any information that could help investigators, you are urged to call crime check at 456-2233. Reference report number 2020-20173194.



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