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Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883

Male found dead near bottom of Monroe Street bridge

Police gather under the Monroe Street Bridge in downtown Spokane after two people were found dead near the river's edge in June.  (Sydney Brown/The Spokesman-Review)

A male was found dead Wednesday afternoon on a Spokane River embankment near the Monroe Street Bridge, said Officer Stephen Anderson, a Spokane Police Department spokesman.

Anderson said he is unsure how the person died and said it is possible the person jumped off the bridge.

Police are investigating.