UPDATE: Troopers find body in Tongass Narrows

    Authorities say the body of a man has been found floating in water off Ketchikan.

    UPDATE:

    KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) — A man found dead in waters off Ketchikan has been identified as a 63-year-old resident.

    Alaska State Troopers say the state medical examiner identified the man as Harris Hunter Wood II.

    An autopsy determined that Wood drowned.

    Troopers shortly before 7 p.m. Saturday responded to a call of a body floating in Tongass Narrows off the North Tongass Highway.


    ORIGINAL STORY:

    Authorities say the body of a man has been found floating in water off Ketchikan.

    The Ketchikan Daily News reports that Alaska State Troopers had responded Saturday night to a report of the body in the Tongass Narrows along a highway. The man was removed from the water and has not yet been identified.

    Troopers say the State Medical Examiner's Office in Anchorage will conduct an autopsy.

    The man's death remains under investigation.

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