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No foul play suspected as 69-year-old Wisconsin passenger loses footing aboard vessel, officials say
Excess deaths were also way up from predicted numbers.
Police are investigating, and the state medical examiner will perform an autopsy.
The body was found near the Auke Bay ferry terminal.
The death is not considered suspicious, but police are investigating how he ended up in the water.
When the final numbers come in, the disease may be fourth or fifth leading cause of death in-state.
Police identify the deceased.
No next of kin have been located.
The death isn’t considered suspicious at this time, said a JPD spokesperson.
The man slipped and fell several feet, striking his head on a rock.
Christmas Eve marks the second anniversary of his death.
Two people were flown to Seattle.
Police find deceased man in area of Echo Cove