December 1, 2011 in City, News

Fatal fall from garage a possible suicide

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A 15-year-old girl died after falling from the River Park Square garage in downtown Spokane Wednesday.

An autopsy today by the Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office concluded the girl died of injuries suffered during the fall. Police are investigating her death as an apparent suicide, said Officer Jennifer DeRuwe, spokeswoman for the Spokane Police Department.

The girl fell several stories, landing on the paved garage entrance ramp below.

She was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries after police were called about 2:52 p.m.

The garage is owned by the Cowles Co., which also owns The Spokesman-Review.

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