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Posted on: May 11, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Major Crimes Detectives Investigate Suspicious Death

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Major Crimes Detectives Investigate Suspicious Death 

Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Detectives are investigating the death of a female in her late 40s, as suspicious in nature.  The victim was discovered in her residence by family members. 

On May 10, 2017, at approximately 6:00 p.m., Spokane County Deputies responded to a residence located in the 3900 block of East Lane Park for a report of a deceased female.  Deputies arrived and were informed by Spokane County Fire personnel the female was deceased.   

As with any unattended death, the scene was secured and Major Crimes Detectives were advised of the incident and responded to the scene to continue the investigation.  Due to information gained during the initial investigation, detectives believe the circumstances related to the victim’s death are suspicious.  With the assistance of Spokane County Forensic personnel, investigators processed the scene throughout the night and into this morning.

The name of the deceased female will be released at a later date by the Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office, along with a cause and manner of death.

As this is an active investigation, no further information is available at this time. 

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