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Community comes together to bury unidentified woman

March 18, 2014 Alana Inks
Office Manager

- SPOKANE COUNTY, March 18, 2014 -

On March 18, 2014, the community came together to bury the unidentified female who was found on January 10, 2014 in the Spokane River. Her body was found on the South Side of the river near East Empire. Everything possible has been done to identify this woman, all leads have been exhausted.

A funeral service was held at Fairmount Memorial Park Cemetery on Tuesday March 18, 2014. Fairmount Memorial Park provided a cemetery plot to Spokane County at a discounted rate. Hennessey Smith Funeral Home provided a casket and transportation of the deceased to the cemetery at a greatly reduced rate. The Spokane County Sheriff’s Department Chaplains volunteered their time to perform a service. Staff of the Office of the Medical Examiner were in attendance. The Medical Examiner’s Office would like to thank all of the above community partners for their kind work and contributions.

The Medical Examiner’s Office believes that somewhere there are family and/or friends who are missing this woman, we hope that someone will recognize the description and features of this woman and come forward to give us a name.

The body of the decedent is that of a female between the ages of 30 and 55, she was approximately 5’2 ½’’ tall and 144 pounds, she had dark brown to black hair, and brown eyes. She had no tattoos or scarring on her body. She was wearing a green button front sweater and black sweat pants with a red waistband. Below is a sketch rendering of her face. Please contact the Medical Examiner’s Office if you have specific information which could lead to the identification of this individual.

Link to black and white rendering