NEWPORT, Wash. -- Washington State Patrol and Pend Oreille County Sheriff's Office were investigating a dead body found in Newport City Park early Sunday afternoon.
Officials told KREM 2 News a detective with WSP was requested to assist in the investigation.
Residents said the park was taped off for hours as crews combed through the scene. Officials said they would reopen the park sometime Sunday evening. Authorities said there was no danger to residents in the area.
There was no word on the identity of the victim or the cause of death.