Body found on railroad tracks in N. Spokane

Body found on railroad tracks in N. Spokane

Body found on railroad tracks in N. Spokane

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by KREM.com

KREM.com

Posted on May 10, 2013 at 1:15 PM

Updated Sunday, Nov 24 at 6:05 PM

SPOKANE, Wash --  Spokane Police detectives confirmed early Thursday a body was found near railroad tracks in Spokane.

The Spokane County medical examiner's office identified the man found dead on railroad tracks in Spokane Thursday as 40-year-old William L. Water The cause of death is pending.

Authorities said a passerby spotted the body just after 9 a.m. and called 911.

Detectives described the scene as “gruesome” and said the victim had likely been hit by a train at some point.

While the investigation was underway, authorities said BNSF trains would have to be diverted.
 

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