UPDATE: Spokane Valley man found dead near Highway 112

JOYCE — Clallam County sheriff’s deputies have identified a man found dead off state Highway 112 about 12 miles west of Joyce.

Jarrett R. Wilson, Jr., 33, was found deceased by a person walking his dog on a private property parcel. The report was made to county dispatchers a little before 5 p.m. Thursday, said Chief Criminal Deputy Amy Bundy with the Clallam County Sheriff’s Office.

Wilson was a resident of Spokane Valley.

There were no signs of trauma and no evidence of foul play, Bundy said.

No cause of death has been determined.

Deputies and a Washington State Patrol Trooper found the man near a picnic area at the property, Bundy said.

Wilson was described as an adult African American male wearing a dark colored jacket, jeans with a belt and dark colored long johns with no shoes, she said.

Detectives searched the area for any additional evidence and the search yielded no further results, Bundy said.

Detectives located his next of kin in Texas and they have been notified of their loved one’s death.

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