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Medical Examiner's Office identifies man found in Spokane River

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SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. -

The Spokane County Medical Examiner's Office has released the name of the man found in the Spokane River last week in Spokane Valley.

The cause and manner of 23-year-old Dillan C. Oatman's death are still pending toxicology results. Oatman's body was found the morning of March 9, 2016 by a passerby near the Centennial Trail. At the time, deputies said it did not appear that Oatman had been in the river for very long.  

The Medical Examiner's Office noted "A pending toxicology result does not indicate that the cause of death will necessarily be the result of alcohol and/or drugs."

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