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Posted on: September 17, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Detectives Ask for Your Help Identifying Female Found in River


Detectives Ask for Your Help Identifying Female Found in River


Spokane County Sheriff’s Major Crimes Detectives, working with the Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office are attempting to identify the deceased adult female recovered from the Spokane River on September 15, 2018 and are requesting your help.

Attempts to identify the recovered female thus far have not been successful.   She is a white female with dark hair and was wearing the pictured clothing. 

If you can assist Detectives after viewing these photos or have any information regarding this investigation, you are urged to call Detective Mike Drapeau at 509-477-6921 reference #10130020.


Press Release from September 15, 2018

Body Discovered in Spokane River 

Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a reported body found in the Spokane River, east of Harvard Road in Spokane County.

On September 15, 2018, at approximately 11:20 a.m., a passerby reported finding a body, off the shoreline, in the Spokane River east of Harvard Rd. Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputies and Spokane Valley Fire personnel responded to the scene and confirmed the report.

With the circumstances unknown, Major Crimes Detectives were called to the scene to conduct an investigation.

The Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office will release the name of the decedent pending positive identification, along with cause and manner of death when appropriate to do so.

At this time, no further information is available.




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