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Man Dies Of Exposure On Spokane Sidewalk

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SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - A man found dead on a Spokane sidewalk Tuesday died of exposure to the cold.
    
The body of 57-year-old Benjamin Payne was found near a snow bank in the 500 block of East Hoffman Avenue. An autopsy determined the cause of death was hypothermia.
    
Police told The Spokesman-Review (http://bit.ly/Wgaiqm) there were signs of trauma on the body and they're investigating whether the injuries were accidental or caused by an assault.

Information from: The Spokesman-Review, http://www.spokesman.com

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