Alaska State Troopers report that they received a call about a woman who was found dead at her home in Akiak on New Year’s eve.
Initial reports from Troopers say that 54 year old, Lena Pete had died of unknown causes on the night of December 31st.
Trooper spokesperson, Megan Peters says no foul play is suspected at this time and that Pete’s remains were sent into Anchorage for an autopsy to determine her cause of death.
Troopers say they are still awaiting results from the Coroner as of news-time to determine how Pete died. Family members say funeral services for Lena Pete are scheduled for Friday.