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Body found in SUV in downtown Spokane

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SPOKANE, Wash. -

Spokane Police are investigating Tuesday after a body was found inside an SUV in a parking lot near 2nd and Division. 

Details are limited, but it happened around 2 p.m.

KHQ's Patrick Erickson reports that people inside the SUV spotted an ambulance in the parking lot of the 7-11 store and asked for help. Paramedics found a man dead inside.

Police say the incident is being investigated as a death investigation, not a homicide investigation. 

The cause of death was not immediately known. The investigation is ongoing Tuesday.

Police say the other people in the SUV were cooperating with the investigation and there is no ongoing threat to the community. Spokane Police ask any person who may have information related to this death to call Crime Check at (509)456-2233 and reference report number 2017-20122967.

The identity of the person found dead has not been released pending the completion of a medical examiner's report.

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