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UPDATE: Medical examiner identifies body found in Spokane River

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SPOKANE, Wash. -

UPDATE: The Spokane County Medical Examiner has released the name of the person found dead Wednesday morning in the Spokane River. 

The medical examiner says 28-year-old Michael Farley died because he drowned and had hypothermia.

Detectives say it's not clear how Farley ended up in the Spokane River, but if you know anything detectives want to hear from you. You're asked to call Crime Check at 509-456-2233. 

Previous Coverage:

Spokane Police are investigating the discovery of a body in the Spokane River found near the Avista Dam. Detectives are on scene investigating and police say the Spokane County Medical Examiner will conduct an autopsy, determine cause of death and will hopefully be able to identify the body. At this time, we do not know if it is a man or a woman, nor do we know how long it was in the river. 

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