Body Found In Rochester Heights Park

Cpl. Nick Briggs, PIO

Friday, July 1, 2022 at 5:33 p.m.

SPD’s Major Crimes Unit investigating body found in Rochester Heights Park

On 07-01-2022 a little after 11AM, a citizen discovered a body in Rochester Heights Park (1801 E Everett Ave), located in Northeast Spokane.

The death is being investigated as a homicide. The investigation is still in its preliminary stage and more information is not currently available for release.

SPD’s Major Crimes Unit, the Spokane County Forensics Unit, and the Medical Examiner’s Office have all responded to the scene. Rochester Park is currently closed and will likely remain so into the evening.

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