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Body pulled from Spokane River identified as 17-year-old girl

SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane County Medical Examiner identified the person whose body was pulled from the Spokane River on Tuesday. 

According to a release, the body was identified as 17-year-old Sunquaria B. Noble. 

Spokane Police pulled the young woman's body from the river early Tuesday morning near the Mobius Children's Museum. Investigators from the Spokane Police Department, Major Crimes and the Spokane County Medical Examiner's office all responded to the scene. 

The Spokane Public School District released a statement today about Noble, who was a student at North Central High School.  

"The North Central family is grieving the loss of a student today. Our hearts are broken and we are turning to each other to comfort and be comforted during this very difficult time," said Brian Coddington, community relations director for Spokane Public Schools.

"We have assembled our crisis team, which includes additional counseling resources for students and staff. We appreciate the support of the community for our students, staff, and families who are just beginning to process and deal with this devastating tragedy." 

Authorities have not determined the cause or manner of the young woman's death. 


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