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Identity expected in homicide investigation

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    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - Spokane County Sheriff's Office detectives say an autopsy revealed that the cause of death of a body found wrapped in blankets at Day Mt. Spokane Road near Randall Rd. was homicidal violence.  >>
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SPOKANE, Wash. - The identity of a man discovered in a ditch off Day Mt. Spokane road is expected to be released Tuesday.

The Spokane County Sheriff's Office said an autopsy revealed the 25-year-old man, whose body was discovered Sunday, died as a result of homicidal violence.

Detectives believe the man was killed at another location before his body, wrapped in blankets, was dumped in the ditch.

Two women walking in the area Sunday morning discovered the body and were able to report the discovery to police with the help of a man hunting in the area.

Investigators have been trying to determine the man's last known address and contact relatives.

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