SPOKANE, Wash. -- The Spokane County Medical Examiner indentified the body found along a Hillyard roadside Wednesday morning. The Medical Examiner said Traivon C. Asterino, 35, died from a gunshot wound to the chest.
Sheriff’s Deputies said someone walking along near Dearborne and Havanna spotted Asterino’s body.
Deputies blocked off a portion of East Buckeye near Havana for the investigation. Major Crimes Detectives were called in to assist.
The Medical Examiner did not rule yet on the manner of death. Authorities said it is standard procedure to investigate the man’s death as a homicide until evidence presents otherwise.