Human remains found near transient camp off I-90

Spokane County Major Crimes Detectives are investigating the discovery of human remains in the area of a transient camp just off I-90, near the Highway 902/Medical Lake exit.

The Spokane County Sheriff's Office says that just after 10 a.m., Washington State Department of Transportation employees found the remains while checking on the camp near I-90. The remains appear to be of an adult male and are in an advanced state of decomposition. 

Detectives were called to the scene to conduct an investigation to determine what exactly happened and if any criminal activity was involved.

The Spokane County Medical Examiner's Office will release additional information once the remains have been positively identified.

The sheriff's department says the investigation is ongoing and have not released any additional information.

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