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Sirens & Gavels Monroe Street Bridge archive

MONDAY, DEC. 13, 2010

Body in Spokane River is missing man 

Police have identified a body found in the Spokane River on Saturday as a mentally ill man who was reported missing last week. The body of Patrick Willard, 66, was found under the Monroe Street Bridge on Saturday afternoon. Detectives are investigating, police said today....

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TUESDAY, JULY 27, 2010

Josh Levy died after jumping off the Monroe Street Bridge on July 27, 2007. Family photo (Family photo / The Spokesman-Review)

Parents of Tasered bridge jumper file suit

The parents of a mentally ill man who died after jumping from the Monroe Street Bridge three years ago are suing the Spokane Police Department and the Spokane County Sheriff's Office for $4.7 million. Joshua Levy, a 28-year-old with paranoid schizophrenia, jumped after a standoff...

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