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Man assaulted at intermodal center June 7 dies, police investigate as homicide

UPDATED: Tue., June 22, 2021

The 34-year-old man found beaten at the Spokane Intermodal Center earlier this month died Thursday.

Justin Combs was found bloodied on June 7 at the center at 221 W. First Ave.

He was transported to a local hospital to be treated for his injuries . 

Combs was found just before 8 a.m. by a passerby who reported it to employees, who called 911. It’s unclear if Combs was assaulted at the center , said Julie Humphreys, a spokesperson with the Spokane Police Department. 

The Spokane County Medical Examiner listed the cause of death as blunt force injuries of the head.

Police are now investigating the death as a homicide, Humphreys said. 

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