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UPDATE: Major Crimes Detectives Investigating Body In Spokane River

Photo from KHQ Reporter Gaby Fleischman Photo from KHQ Reporter Gaby Fleischman
Photo from KHQ Reporter Gaby Fleischman Photo from KHQ Reporter Gaby Fleischman

UPDATE: Spokane Police Major Crimes Detectives are continuing the death investigation into a body located near 300 W. North River Dr. Sunday morning.

The body has been identified as Christopher D. Rogers (12/6/79).

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SPOKANE, Wash. - A body was found in the Spokane River Sunday around 8:00am.

Police on scene say two people were walking and spotted the submerged, shirtless body of a white male under the foot bridge between the Red Lion Hotel and the Spokane River. The two notified an employee at the hotel and called it in.

The man was submerged in a bout four feet of water and the Spokane County Dive Team removed the body just before 11:00am. Police say it doesn't appear that the man had been in the water for very long. We are told the man was 31 years old.

The Washington Bridge will be closed for the next few hours while police investigate.

KHQ also has a crew on scene right now gathering more information. You can count on KHQ to bring you the latest information on this developing story right here on khq.com.

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