KHQ.COM - Spokane Police Major Crimes (MCU) detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding the bodies of two men found in the Spokane River over the weekend. Both bodies have been recovered and the Medical Examiner's office will be conducting the autopsies.
Details: Early Sunday (6/10/12) morning, officers responded to a report of a man in the water near Riverfront Park. Witnesses reported seeing him in the water for several minutes. Officers and Fire Department personnel searched for over an hour.
On Monday morning just after 10am, the man's body was located in the Spokane River, near the Park Carousel. Detectives responded and are continuing their investigation.
Sunday afternoon, just after 1pm, Spokane Police officers responded to the area of 1800 E. South Riverton, on a report of a body located in the Spokane River. Officers, medical personnel and members of the Spokane County Dive Team responded and recovered the body. Detectives are continuing their investigation.
Detectives are working with family members of the presumed men to determine the circumstances surrounding their deaths.