The Spokane County Medical Examiner identified the body discovered Thursday at the Fish Lake trailhead in Spokane as 62-year-old Willard Neighbour.
The cause and manner of death are pending, the medical examiner said on its website.
The Spokane Police Department responded to a call about a body at the trailhead around 6:45 p.m., according to police spokeswoman Julie Humphreys. Neighbour was discovered in the brush, away from the main trail where most people bike or walk, she said.
The investigation is ongoing.
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