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UPDATE: Victim Identified In Homicide Investigation

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SPOKANE COUNTY, JANUARY 29, 2013 – The Spokane County Medical Examiner's Office has confirmed the identity and the cause and manner of death of the Homicide victim found Tuesday morning in the 4800 block of N. Lincoln as 19-year-old Dylan J. Heinen.

The Medical Examiner determined Heinen died from a gunshot wound to the head.

Previous Coverage:

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE SPOKANE POLICE DEPT: On January 29, 2013, at 4:49am, Spokane Police received a call from a man stating he had witnessed one friend shoot another friend.  

When officers arrived a male answered the door, and officers observed blood on his feet. A further search of the home resulted in the discovery of a male victim, who had died from obvious trauma. 

Further investigation determined 19-year-old Jeremy McVicker had accidentally shot his 19-year-old friend in the head, killing him. McVicker attempted to dismember the victim's body with a hatchet, in order to conceal the crime. McVicker was booked into jail for 1st Degree Manslaughter. 

Detectives also interviewed male and female witnesses, who have since been released.

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TWEET FROM KALAE CHOCK: Gray house taped off as SPD waits for search warrant into homicide on 4800 of Lincoln

TWEET FROM KALAE CHOCK: SPD says when officers responded to N Spokane homicide man answered door & they found body inside. That man being questioned.

TWEET FROM KALAE CHOCK: More detectives on scene. Waiting to talk to SPD PIO for more info.

TWEET FROM KALAE CHOCK: 3 people involved in homicide now at public safety building for questioning.

TWEET FROM KALAE CHOCK:Detectives waiting for search warrant at homicide investigation in North Spokane.

TWEET FROM KALAE CHOCK:First detective just arrived on scene of homicide investigation on 4800 block of Lincoln.

TWEET FROM KALAE CHOCK:SPD investigating death on 4800 block of Lincoln. Call came into 911 as shooting.

UPDATE: Police officers are not saying how the victim died. Earlier, officers said it was shooting. As soon as we get more details we'll post them.

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KHQ.COM - Right now Spokane Police officers and crime detectives are on the scene of a deadly shooting at Lincoln and Wabash. At least one person is in custody.

It happened just before 4am. Authorities are asking all drivers to avoid the area as they investigate the scene.

We're working on gathering more details, look for them throughout the morning and day right here on KHQ.com, Facebook and our Twitter news feed.

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