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UPDATE: Body found outside Sacred Heart parking garage identified

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SPOKANE, Wash. -

Update: The Spokane County Medical Examiner's Office has identified the man found dead outside Sacred Heart Medical Center Tuesday night as 28-year-old Nicholas Tellez. They say the cause of death blunt impact to the skull.

The medical examiner says the manner of death, whether homicide or suicide, is still under investigation.

Previous coverage:

The Spokane Police Major Crimes unit says they are conducting a death investigation in the 100 block of west 8th Ave. Tuesday evening. Officers responded to a call of a dead man lying on the ground. When officers arrived they confirmed the man was dead at the scene.

Spokane Police Patrol officers found the dead man around 6 p.m. outside the parking garage at Sacred Heart Medical Center. Officers secured the scene and called Major Crimes Detectives to assist in the investigation.

Police say they do not know the cause of death yet. Detectives do not believe this is a random incident and were processing the scene Tuesday night. The Medical Examiner's Office will release the name of the dead person and a cause of death at a later date.

Anyone with additional information about this incident is asked to cal Crime Check at 509-456-2233.

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