Suicide in Hooper Bay

by Mark Arehart on February 14, 2012

On February 11, Village Public Safety Officers report that a 17-year-old Hooper Bay man had committed suicide.

Alaska State Troopers responded to the scene, determining that the victim died from a self-inflicted gun shot wound.

The body was sent to Anchorage for an autopsy. Next of kin has been notified. Troopers say alcohol was a factor in the incident.

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