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Information sought on body found floating in Tongass Narrows


July 26, 2016
Tuesday AM

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(SitNews) Ketchikan, Alaska - In an 8:00 AM press release, the Alaska State Troopers reported the State Medical Examiner's Office has positively identified the victim as Harris Hunter Wood II, 63 of Ketchikan. The autopsy results determined the cause of death to be drowning. The next of kin has been notified.

The Alaska State Troopers have reported that an adult male's body was found body floating in the Tongass Narrows on Saturday, July 23rd. The AST responded to the report at approximately 6:43 PM at the 4700 block of North Tongass Highway and brought the body to shore. The adult male's body has not yet been positively identified.

The State Medical Examiner’s Office was been notified and the body was being flown to Anchorage for an autopsy.

Anyone with any information regarding this case is asked to contact the Alaska State Troopers in Ketchikan at 225-5118.



Edited by Mary Kauffman, SitNews


Source of News:

Alaska Department of Public Safety



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