Police: Car in Spokane River has at least 1 body



SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Spokane Police say a car discovered in the Spokane River contains at least one body.

The Spokesman-Review reports the car belongs to one of the three Bhutanese refugees missing since June 11.

Police spokeswoman Jennifer DeRuwe says they initially searched the area after a missing persons report was filed, but the river was about 4 feet higher at the time. Detectives returned Wednesday and were able to see the bumper in the water. Authorities are working to pull the car from the river.

The three missing men are from families that spent years at United Nations refugee camps in Nepal before arriving in the United States two years ago. The families fled Bhutan because of ethnic tensions.


Information from: The Spokesman-Review, http://www.spokesman.com