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Male found dead near bottom of Monroe Street bridge

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 15, 2021

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)
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.

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