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Skeletal remains identified


October 11, 2021
Monday PM

(SitNews) Craig, Alaska - Friday the Alaska State Troopers identified the human skeletal remains found on a small uninhabited island near Craig and Klawock on August 02, 2021. The Troopers responded via the PV Gow’tukan to the area in August where the remains were located and collected.

The skeletal remains were sent to the State Medical Examiner where, after comparison to existing medical records, the remains were confirmed to be that of Christerpher Perez, age 52 of Craig.

Perez was reported missing in August of 2017 after he was last seen in a canoe in the water outside of Klawock. 

Edited By Mary Kauffman, SitNews

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