The Spokane County Sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide near South Keeney and Stutler Roads just west of Highway 195 in south Spokane County.
Deputies responded to the call in the 16100 block of South Keeney at 7:20 a.m. on Tuesday.
Deputies located a severely injured man and an uninjured child inside the residence. There were signs of an altercation. The child did not witness the incident.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene.
Spokane County Major Crime Detectives, along with the Spokane County Forensics Unit, were called to conduct the investigation and collect evidence.
Investigators don't believe this was a random act.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Check at 509-456-2233.