Stories tagged: Spokane County Medical Examiner
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 20, 2017, 4:15 p.m.
Missing 28-year-old found dead miles away from family residence in Newman Lake
A man reported missing early Tuesday morning was found dead miles away from his family’s home.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 7:47 a.m.
Woman found in South Hill dumpster died from smoke inhalation, medical examiner rules
The body of a woman found in the dumpster near the Goodwill store on South Hill on Friday has been identified as 28-year-old Tunishia Martin, according to he Spokane Medical …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 9:39 a.m.
Suspect’s account fails to line up with court affidavit in fatal auto-pedestrian crash in northeast Spokane
Moments after striking three people with her car in a Safeway parking lot, 24-year-old Brittney Moen walked through the store and into the bathroom.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 11, 2017, 10:05 a.m.
Since Saturday, four people have been found dead in Spokane in public areas
Four people – two who were homeless, and one who was know to use the homeless safety net in the past – have turned up dead since Saturday, all of …
Mon., May 1, 2017, 5:30 a.m.
The deaths of two Spokane women touch three mothers, who ask why a primary suspect hasn’t been charged
Three Spokane-area mothers are haunted by missing person reports, cause-of-death rulings and unsolved crimes. They are three mothers bonded by pain.
Tue., March 14, 2017, 5:31 p.m.
Man sentenced to 17 years in prison for homicide
Michael E. Harmon, who pleaded guilty to killing an acquaintance of his in October 2014, was sentenced to 17 years in prison Wednesday.
Sun., Feb. 5, 2017, 5:05 a.m.
Spokane County has identified one missing person using amateur sleuth’s help
The Spokane County Medical Examiner’s office works with Carl Koppelman to create likenesses of unidentified remains.
Sat., July 16, 2016, 7 p.m.
Spokane Missing Person Event lets families take action
There were rumors about what happened to 21-year-old Army veteran Alvin Matlock after he vanished in 1951 and none of them were good.
Thu., Oct. 29, 2015, 3:52 p.m.
Man found in the Spokane River Tuesday identified
The man found dead in the Spokane River near Trent Avenue and Hamilton Street Tuesday has been identified as 67-year-old John R. Starr.
Fri., Sept. 4, 2015, 11:36 a.m.
Man killed in Wednesday night collision identified
Ian M. Watson, 33, was killed in a head-on collision that occurred Wednesday night in the West Hills neighborhood, according to the Spokane Medical Examiner’s Office.
Mon., June 22, 2015
Sister of man killed in crash with STA bus contests suicide determination
Thomas Samples hopped on his beloved motorcycle, Piglet, on May 22 intending to bail a friend out of jail, his sister Gladys Shirey said last week. At the intersection of …
UPDATED: Mon., April 28, 2014, 11:31 a.m.
Homicide victim found in trunk identified
Latanya Clara Chapin, 51, was found dead of head and neck injuries in the trunk of a car last week, according to the Spokane County Medical Examiner.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 27, 2013, 4:29 p.m.
Medical examiner identifies woman found dead in field Thursday
The Spokane County Medical Examiner’s office has identified a woman found dead in a field in Spokane Valley Thursday.
Fri., Aug. 16, 2013, 11 a.m.
Body found near climbing rocks identified
The Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the body found near the climbing rocks on East Upriver Drive Wednesday as 50-year-old Lee F. Finkbonner.
Sat., Jan. 26, 2013
Man found dead post-fire
Authorities found a dead 50-year-old man in the closet of a fire-damaged Spokane apartment building Thursday night. The victim, identified as John K. Reintjes, was found dead about 10 p.m. …