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Possible Homicide Investigation-Update

Posted 2/19/2013 4:07 PM by MDGREGORY

Spokane County Major Crimes and Traffic Unit detectives cleared the scene in the area of the 8600 block of North Weipert Drive around 3:00 p.m. this afternoon. The Medical Examiner’s Office completed the autopsy of the victim earlier in the day but the notification of the victim’s next of kin continues. The Medical Examiner’s Office will release the name of the victim once notification has been made.

At this time, it appears the victim may have been struck by a vehicle. From canvassing the area, detectives learned the male appeared to be intoxicated and walking around in the area before he died.

Please call Crime Check at 509-456-2233 if you were driving in the immediate area or on Country Homes Blvd near the "Y" from 10:00 p.m. last night through 5:30 a.m. this morning and noticed a male in dark clothing stumbling around the area.

In addition, an older gray Pontiac type car/vehicle was seen in the area on Country Homes Blvd that might be involved. Anyone with information about a vehicle matching this description with fresh front end damage and/or possible windshield damage is asked to call Crime Check at 509-456-2233.