JPD Releases Statement on Death near Marine Parking Garage

    Juneau, AK (KINY) - Juneau police have released the name of a local man whose body was found Thursday morning near the downtown library and docks.

    The body had been found next to the Marine Parking Garage. After investigation, CCFR and JPD were able to confirm the body as 24-year-old Joshua Raymond Jones. Next of kin have been notified.

    Preliminary investigation revealed that Jones had at one point been in the water, but the location of his body was on land, near the tideline. Jones' body showed no signs of physical trauma and the cause of death is currently unknown.

    Jones’ body will be sent to the Alaska Medical Examiners office for an autopsy and determination of cause of death.

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