SPOKANE, Wash.--The Spokane Police Department confirmed that hikers found a body in the Spokane River near the TJ Meenach Bridge on Friday night.
Hikers found the body around 4:45 p.m. Authorities said they believe the body was there for some time.
The Spokane Police Department, investigators and the Spokane Fire Department were on scene.
The Spokane County Medical Examiner will conduct an autopsy to determine the identity of the individual as well as the official cause of death.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Check at 456-2233.