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Medical examiner identifies body pulled from Spokane River

The Spokane County medical examiner identified Kyle Burk Jones, 22, as the man found in the Spokane River over the weekend, according to a press release.

Spokane police responded to the call of a body found in brush near People’s Park on Saturday at about 11 a.m. The body appeared to have been in the water for at least a month.

The medical examiner has not determined a cause of death, though it appears there was no evidence of injury to the body, according to the release.

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