Major Crimes investigating body found 1700 N. River Vista

The Spokane Police Major Crimes Unit is investigating the discovery of a body near the 1700 block of north River Vista. Officers responded to the report of a body in the river near that location this afternoon. Once on scene, they located a deceased female.

 

This afternoon, May 20, 2016, just before 12:30pm, Spokane Police Officers responded to the report of a body in the Spokane River near the 1700 block of north River Vista.  Responding officers discovered a deceased female in the water. The Major Crimes Unit was then called in to assist in the investigation.

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It is unclear at this time how the female may have died. Right now the scene is being processed as a crime scene until detectives can definitively determine what happened.

Investigators are asking for the public’s help identifying the female. She appears to be a young (possibly college age) female of unknown race, approximately 5’3” to 5’5” tall, with a medium build, dark, straight hair and dark colored eyes. She is also wearing the black “No-Li Brewery” hooded sweatshirt in the attached picture.

Anyone with information on this incident or who the decedent may be is asked to call Crime check at 509-456-2233.

Ofc. Teresa Fuller| Public Information Officer| Spokane Police Department

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