A body was found in the water near the Indian Cove dock on Sunday morning, Oct. 17, 2021 after a call to emergency services that she hadn’t returned from a walk. (Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire)

A body was found in the water near the Indian Cove dock on Sunday morning, Oct. 17, 2021 after a call to emergency services that she hadn’t returned from a walk. (Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire)

Body found near Indian Cove dock early Sunday

Police are investigating, and the state medical examiner will perform an autopsy.

A search for a women ended early Sunday morning when searchers found a body in the water near Indian Cove dock, said a police spokesperson.

Emergency personnel were alerted to her disappearance after she failed to return from a walk, said Lt. Krag Campbell in a news release.

Anna Loren Foltz, 38, was found dead at about 4:20 a.m. on Sunday morning. The search for Foltz began hours before, Campbell said, when JPD received a call at 2:23 a.m. from Foltz’s boyfriend, a 49-year-old man, who police did not identify further. The man reported that Foltz hadn’t returned from a walk from their shared residence on National Park Service Road near Indian Cove, according to police. Concerned that she might have decided to go swimming, he went looking, and found her dog and some of her clothing on the pier off of Indian Cove Drive.

JPD responded to the call. requesting assistance from the Coast Guard. Foltz was found in the water approximately 100 yards from the dock, Campbell said.

The case is under investigation, Campbell said. Foltz’s body will be sent to the Alaska State Medical Examiner’s office in Anchorage for an autopsy.

• Contact reporter Michael S. Lockett at 757-621-1197 or mlockett@juneauempire.com.

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