An ambulance crew found a dead person in the road near Northwood Middle School early Tuesday morning, leading to a two-hour delay in the Mead School District.
The AMR Ambulance Crew found the body just after 3:30 a.m. on Farwell Road east of Pittsburg Street, according to a Spokane County Sheriff’s Office statement.
The statement did not indicate the person’s possible cause or circumstances of death.
Deputies and major crimes detectives began a death investigation shortly after the discovery.
The intersection of Farwell and Pittsburg was closed until 8:30 a.m., along with Farwell between Pittsburg and U.S. Highway 2.
The Sheriff’s Office asked those who saw anything suspicious in the area between midnight and 3:30 a.m. or anyone with information on the incident to call Crime Check at (509) 456-2233 with reference No. 10031924.
The Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office will release the name of the deceased individual.
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