Major Crimes Detectives Investigating an Unattended Death in the Dishman Hills Trails Area
Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Detectives were called to the Dishman Hills area after Search and Rescue Volunteers located a deceased male while searching the vast wooded trail system for a reported missing person.
On September 12, 2023, Search and Rescue Volunteers located a deceased male while searching the Dishman Hills trail system for a reported missing adult after his vehicle was discovered in the parking area earlier today.
The scene was secured, and Major Crimes Detectives and Forensic Unit personnel were called to conduct the unattended death investigation.
The Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office also responded and will determine the positive identity of the decedent in conjunction with his cause and manner of death. When appropriate, the Medical Examiner’s Office will release their findings.
This remains an active investigation, and no further information is available at this time.