Man found dead

    Sitka, Alaska (KINY) Sean Elliot, 49, was found in the water near an overturned boat.

    A dispatch from Alaska State Troopers said a distress call was received Sunday and a search was conducted in the Peril Straits area north of Sitka.  The US Coast Guard, and various other agencies were involved.  An overturned vessel was located in the water and Mr. Elliot was found deceased on a beech in Goose Cove.

    The dispatch went on to report that a search was underway for a second person on board the boat.  Agencies involved include Alaska Wildlife Troopers, the Sitka Fire Department, the Sitka Dive Team, Sitka Mountain Rescue, Sitka Police, and the US Forest Service.

     

     

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