SPOKANE, Wash. – The Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office released the identity of a man found dead near Sacred Heart hospital.

Nicholas Tellez, 28, was found near the intersection of West 9th Avenue and South McClellan Street on Tuesday.

The Medical Examiner’s Office said the cause of death was due to lacerations of the brain after blunt impact to his skull. The specifics of his death are still pending of an investigation.