UPDATE: Victim Identified In West Central Spokane Homicide - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

UPDATE: Victim Identified In West Central Spokane Homicide

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Who is this man? If you can help authorities call Crime Check at 509-456-2233 Who is this man? If you can help authorities call Crime Check at 509-456-2233

SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police sent out a picture Friday of a man related to a homicide in west central Spokane Friday morning. Saturday, police confirmed the picture of the man is in fact the victim in the homicide, 28-year-old David Deponte AKA Brandon Deponte. 

Police are still asking if you have any information on his last known whereabouts or who he may have been seen with, please call Crime Check at 456-2233.

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UPDATE: Spokane Police are currently investigating a death that occurred Friday morning in the area of Bridge and Cannon. Detectives are in need of any information about the male you see pictured to the right of this web article. If anyone has information on his last known whereabouts or who he may have been seen with, please call Crime Check at 456-2233.

TWEET FROM KHQ'S ALEX ROZIER: They're taking three vehicles in as evidence. They believe they *may* be connected to the killing.

TWEET FROM KHQ'S ALEX ROZIER: Vehicle now being towed from nearby home on bridge street. Detectives have been in and out of this home.

TWEET FROM KHQ'S ALEX ROZIER: Major crimes mobile unit now on scene.

TWEET FROM KHQ'S ALEX ROZIER: Neighbors tell me they heard gun shots early this morning, "around 4:30."

TWEET FROM KHQ'S ALEX ROZIER: Body found around 8:30 by a man in a nearby house.

TWEET FROM KHQ'S ALEX ROZIER: There was obvious sign of "injury and blood." They will not say anything else other than "suspicious." Body found in alley

TWEET FROM KHQ'S ALEX ROZIER: Officers tell me the death is suspicious. Detectives are going home to home to see if anybody knows anything in the area.

KHQ.COM - A body has been found at Bridge and Cannon in west central Spokane. Spokane police detectives are on scene investigating. As soon as we learn more details we'll post them here on KHQ.com, Facebook and our Twitter news feed.

 

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