Chinese girl drowns

    Photo credit to Alaska Department of Public Safety.

    Nikiski, Alaska (KINY) - Yanting Jin, 18, disappeared while swimming in the Moose River Monday evening.

    Alaska State Troopers said boats from the US Fish and Wildlife Service and Good Samaritans searched the area in an attempt to locate the youth.  The Nikiski Fire Department specialized dive team located the body late Monday.
    Troopers thanked the volunteers who helped in the search.  They also encourage all swimmers and those recreating on or near the water to wear personal flotation devices.

    More from News of the North

    Current Conditions

    Crude Oil Price