No charges in Spokane garage death - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

No charges in Spokane garage death

SPOKANE, Wash. - No criminal charges will be filed in the case of a Pullman woman whose car plunged off the fifth floor of a downtown Spokane parking garage in 2006.

Spokane County Prosecutor Steve Tucker said Monday that his office and the state Attorney General's office both reviewed files forwarded by federal prosecutors in the death of Jo Ellen Savage, and both decided that criminal charges of manslaughter were not warranted.

Savage was killed April 8, 2006, when her car hit a concrete barrier on the fifth floor of the River Park Square parking garage.

The barrier gave way, and her car plunged onto an entry ramp.

River Park Square is owned by the Cowles Company as is KHQ.

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