Spokane Police investigating death in downtown

SPOKANE. Wash.– The Spokane Police Department says a woman was found dead Thursday in downtown Spokane.

Police say the body was found near Browne Street and Pacific Avenue around 4:30 p.m.  The cause of death is not yet known, according to officers.

The investigation had part of Browne Street shut down Thursday night.

Editor’s Note: This story has been updated to identify the person found deceased as a woman. Police incorrectly stated the person was a man.