The Juneau Police Department is investigating the death of a 48-year-old man found floating dead in Don D. Statter Harbor on June 3, 2021. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire File)

The Juneau Police Department is investigating the death of a 48-year-old man found floating dead in Don D. Statter Harbor on June 3, 2021. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire File)

Man found dead in water at Statter Harbor

The death is not considered suspicious, but police are investigating how he ended up in the water.

A Juneau resident was found floating dead in Don D. Statter Harbor on Thursday, according to Juneau Police Department.

Aaron James Lynk, 48, was discovered near C and D floats just before noon, said Lt. Krag Campbell in the news release.

“The initial investigation into the cause of death does not appear to be suspicious at this time and the body of the deceased showed no signs of injury consistent with causing death,” Campbell said in the release.

Lynk’s next of kin have been notified, Campbell said. Now, police are investigating how he ended up in the harbor.

“Mr. Lynk is a resident at the harbor and was last seen earlier this morning near the vessel where it is believed he resides,” Campbell said. “Police are continuing to investigate how Mr. Lynk ended up in the water and his body will be sent to the 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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