Body found at Bowl and Pitcher in Riverside State Park

Body of woman found near Bowl and Pitcher


On Monday, shortly after 2:00 p.m., the Spokane Police Department was notified of a body found on the east side of the river by the walking bridge at the Bowl and Pitcher in Riverside State Park.  It was determined the person was deceased.

Detectives responded to the scene to conduct an investigation on an unattended death.  The investigation is ongoing. The gender of the deceased person is not being released at this time.

The investigation is not affecting the park’s trail system. 

The name of the deceased and the cause of death will be released by the Spokane Medical Examiner’s office.

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The body of a woman was found Monday afternoon near the Bowl and Pitcher area in Riverside State Park. 

Firefighters responded to the scene initially as a water rescue, and now Spokane Police are handling the investigation. 

We're told the woman appears to be in her 30's.   Right now it's not clear whether she fell or jumped.

This is a developing story and we'll update it as soon as we confirm additional details. 

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