MEDICAL LAKE, Wash. -- The Spokane County Sheriff is investigating the death of a man found in a ditch Sunday morning.

The Sheriff's Department says they responded to a report of a man lying in a ditch at the intersection of West Hallett and South Stangland around 11:45 a.m. The man was found to be deceased at that intersection.

Spokane County Major Crimes Detectives were called out to continue the investigation.

Officials say the incident is a death investigation and nothing appeared to be suspicious at this time.

An autopsy will be done to determine the cause of death. The man's name will not be released until the autopsy is complete and next of kin is notified.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Check at (509)-456-2233

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