Body found in Quinhagak

by Angela Denning-Barnes on February 4, 2014

Quinhagak is located near the Kuskokwim Bay. Photo/Google Earth

Quinhagak is located near the Kuskokwim Bay. Photo/Google Earth

Alaska State Troopers from Bethel are investigating a body found Monday afternoon in Quinhagak. Troopers have secured the surrounding area and are working with investigators with the Alaska Bureau of Investigation.

The body is located off a trail near the end of the new runway in the village. They have not yet identified who the person was.

Trooper spokesperson, Megan Peters, says the ABI is on location now as well as a scene technician.

The body was reported to the troopers at 2:45 p.m. Monday.

Check back for updates.

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