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UPDATE: Body Found In The Spokane River

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Sheriff's Deputies pulled the body of an adult male out of the Spokane River Friday afternoon near the Upriver Dam Sheriff's Deputies pulled the body of an adult male out of the Spokane River Friday afternoon near the Upriver Dam
SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. -

The Spokane County Sheriff's Department is investigating the discovery of a body in the Spokane River near John Shields Park by the Upriver Dam. 

Deputy Craig Chamberlin says at around 3pm on Friday a couple walking in the area spotted a body in the river. The Sheriff's Department's Dive Team was called in to retrieve the body. 

We are told the body is an adult man and he was fully clothed. Deputies also say there are no obvious signs of trauma.

Right now detectives are investigating the incident as a homicide, which is normal protocol. 

The body has not been identified, and has been released to the Medical Examiner's Office. 

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