INFORMATION RELEASE

Subject: Deceased Man Found on Beach
Date: 2019-07-26
From: Erann Kalwara - JPD PIO
Case or Incident: #190725-014
Summary:

On July 25th at around 8:14 p.m., the Juneau Police Department was notified that a deceased person had been found on the beach in the area of Echo Cove.  JPD officers responded to investigate the situation.

The male body was found at the tide line on the beach. The area was accessed by walking half of a mile down a trail and another half of a mile along the beach. Capital City Fire/Rescue responded with a boat to assist in retrieving the deceased person.

The male has not yet been identified. The body will be sent to the State Medical Examiner’s Office for autopsy. The investigation is ongoing.

All factual allegations contained in this release are based upon preliminary investigation and are subject to change or clarification as the investigation continues. Any charges reported in this release are merely accusations and all persons named in this release are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

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