Spokane Police Major Crimes Investigate Bodies Found In The Rive - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Spokane Police Major Crimes Investigate Bodies Found In The River

Posted: Updated:

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.

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • UPDATE: Fire west of Quincy now 100% contained

    UPDATE: Fire west of Quincy now 100% contained

    Sunday, September 14 2014 8:39 PM EDT2014-09-15 00:39:03 GMT
    QUINCY, Wash. - Firefights fully contained a brush fire burning west of Quincy Sunday, according to the Washington State Patrol. The brush fire started near State Route 28 Saturday afternoon. It was initially estimated to be 300 acres in size, but more accurate mapping showed it was only 211 acres in size.>>
    QUINCY, Wash. - Firefights fully contained a brush fire burning west of Quincy Sunday, according to the Washington State Patrol. The brush fire started near State Route 28 Saturday afternoon. It was initially estimated to be 300 acres in size, but more accurate mapping showed it was only 211 acres in size.
    >>
  • Will the Northern Lights be visible Friday night?

    Will the Northern Lights be visible Friday night?

    Friday, September 12 2014 10:58 PM EDT2014-09-13 02:58:54 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - We've had a lot of viewers calling in asking about viewing the Northern Lights Friday night. >>
    SPOKANE, Wash. - We've had a lot of viewers calling in asking about viewing the Northern Lights Friday night. Solar flares directed at Earth should put on quite the dazzling light display for the northern part of the country, depending on cloud cover of course. INSIDE>>>|PHOTOS|>>
  • First cases of severe respiratory illness may be in WA state

    First cases of severe respiratory illness may be in WA state

    Friday, September 12 2014 11:53 AM EDT2014-09-12 15:53:33 GMT
    GRANT COUNTY, Wash. - WA State & local Public Health officials are working with Seattle Children's Hospital to investigate a group of patients with a severe respiratory illness who tested positive for enterovirus infection. One patient is a child from Grant County who tested positive for either enterovirus or rhinovirus. The test used does not distinguish between the two.>>
    GRANT COUNTY, Wash. - WA State & local Public Health officials are working with Seattle Children's Hospital to investigate a group of patients with a severe respiratory illness who tested positive for enterovirus infection. One patient is a child from Grant County who tested positive for either enterovirus or rhinovirus. The test used does not distinguish between the two.
    >>