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PHOTOS: Spokane Valley Detectives release evidence possibly connected to brutal assault

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Spokane Valley Major Crimes Detectives are asking for the public's help in finding the men responsible for severely beating a 58-year-old El Salvadorian man Wednesday afternoon. 

Deputies were called to the New Life Church on E. Sprague Wednesday afternoon after receiving a call about a half-dressed unconscious man found behind the church. The man's injuries were so severe that Major Crimes Detectives were called to the scene to investigate. 

About 90 minutes before the original call came in, witnesses said they believe they saw the victim behind the church with two white men with thin builds who appeared to be transients. Detectives say during the assault the victim's shoes, pants, and other personal items were stolen. Based on the blood cast and patterns, detectives believe this was an extremely "brutal assault." 

The victim commonly goes to the church and socialize and is known to walk around the area. Detectives say he speaks very little English. He was critically injured in the assault and taken to a local hospital. He is now in serious but stable condition with severe facial fractures. 

Wednesday evening, a citizen called and reported finding clothes, identification, and other personal items neatly piled at a residence two blocks away from where the assault took place. Detectives say some of the items belonged to the victim and some did not. Detectives released photos of the clothing they believe may belong to the suspect(s) or someone who may have information regarding the assault. 

If you have any information regarding this incident, witnessed anything suspicious during the time of this incident, or can help investigators identify who these clothes belong to, you are urged to call Detective Keyser at 509-477-6611.