SPD investigating after body found near Mission Park

Spokane Police are investigating after a body was found near Spokane River by Mission Park late Thursday morning.

The body was found near N Superior & Sharp about 15-20 feet off the Centennial Trail up from the river around 11:30 a.m.

Police say it appears that the body has been there for quite sometime.

Centennial Trail is sealed off by Mission Park as the investigation continues for the next several hours. Spokane Major Crimes Unit Detectives are actively investigating to determine the cause/nature of the unattended death.

The identity of the deceased and the cause of death will be released by the Spokane Medical Examiner’s Office once proper notifications have been made to the family of the deceased.

Anyone with information on this death is encouraged to call Crime Check at (509)456-2233.

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