Spokane County Sheriff Department Press Release:
Today, September 4, 2012, Spokane County Sheriff's Office Emergency Operations Team searched underneath TJ Meenach bridge for an AK-47 rifle that was used in a December, 2011 homicide in Whitman County. Team members located a rifle matching the description under the bridge this morning in approximately eight feet of water.
Through Whitman County's investigation, they developed information that the weapon used in the homicide was thrown over the bridge after the incident. Team members preserved the weapon in a water container and Spokane County's Sheriff's Office Forensic Investigators will process the weapon for fingerprints.
KHQ.COM - On Tuesday Spokane County divers found an AK 47 in the Spokane River that was used in a Bonnie Lake murder December 27, 2011. People are in jail charged with this murder, they've been arrested for many months. Marcus Schur is believed to have been killed the night of December 27th, 2011 in Malden, WA. His body was later discovered in a creek near Bonnie Lake.