Dead body found near Mendenhall Glacier

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) Ryan Johanson, 25, had been reported missing Wednesday evening.

    Alaska State Troopers report Mr. Johanson, was reported missing around 6:45 pm near the area of Nugget Falls adjacent to the Mendenhall Glacier.  A search and rescue operation began soon afterward which involved SEADOGS, Juneau Mountain Rescue and Troopers.  At about 10:15 pm the search party found Mr. Johanson's body in the water near the Falls.  Troopers went on to report that the body was transported to the State Medical Examiner's office in Anchorage for an autopsy.  Troopers emphasized that no foul play is suspected in the death. 
     
    Capitol City Fire Rescue also assisted in the operation.
     
     

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