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Body found near Safeway in Hillyard; police say death not suspicious

A man was found dead in a car close to a Safeway near Hillyard in Spokane Friday afternoon.

Public Information Officer Ben Maplethorpe said the major crimes unit responded to the call and believe it was an unattended death. He said detectives are investigating, but not considering it a suspicious death at this time. He said the Spokane Medical Examiner will release the man’s identity at a later point.

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