Police investigating after body found near Spokane liquor store

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Spokane Police are investigating after a body was found behind the Liquor & Wine store near North Division Street and Desmet Avenue on Monday morning. 

Just after 10:30 a.m., a transient walked into the liquor store saying they found a deceased male behind the store.

Major Crimes detectives are on scene and will be investigating for several hours. SPD believes the deceased male was possibly a transient. 

One lane on the west side of N. Division Street will be closed around the area until the investigation is finished, SPD said in a release.

Spokane PD is asking anyone with information about what happened or if you saw anything suspicious in the area to call Crime Check at (509)456-2233.

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