A domestic violence suspect accused of beating his girlfriend with a bat and leaving her tied up has been found dead.

Spokane Police say 46-year-old Andrew Beitel of Spokane was found dead in Stevens County. An investigation into his death is ongoing through the Stevens County Sheriff's Office.

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