Police investigating after body found near Bowl and Pitcher

KREM 2's Lindsay Nadrich reports from Bowl and Pitcher State Park where a hiker found a body Monday afternoon. (10-23-17)

SPOKANE, Wash. – Police are investigating after a hiker found a body near Bowl and Pitcher at Riverside State Park on Monday afternoon.

A witness said she found the body at about 1:35 on Monday near the river and called 911.

Police at the scene appeared to be investigating where the body was found, as well as looking down from the top of a nearby cliff.

Detectives will be at the scene for several hours, but the trails were open.

Officials said they were not releasing the gender of the body, and the Spokane Medical Examiner's Office will release the name of the person and cause of death.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.

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