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Body Found In Kootenai County

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Friday, May 16, 2014, a body was located in the  Coeur d’Alene National Forest area surrounding Fernan Lake in Kootenai County. Friday, May 16, 2014, a body was located in the Coeur d’Alene National Forest area surrounding Fernan Lake in Kootenai County.
KOOTENAI COUNTY, Idaho - A body possibly connected to a missing persons case in Spokane was found in the Coeur d'Alene National Forest on Friday.

The Kootenai County Sheriff's Department says Spokane Police Detectives called them Friday morning to say they had information on a missing persons case or cases and believed a body may be in the forest near the Fernan Lake Saddle area. Kootenai County deputies responded and did eventually locate a body. 

Detectives with the Spokane Police Department are handling the investigation. Identification and gender of the body has not been established, but an autopsy by the Kootenai County Medical Examiner's Officer has been scheduled. 
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