Searchers find body near Kake

ANCHORAGE (AP) — Alaska State Troopers on Monday said a Kake man who reported missing on Saturday was found dead by a canine team searching for him.

Troopers said the body of 55-year-old David Dalton was found Monday about 2.5 miles from where his pickup truck was parked near Sitkum Creek, south of Kake, on Kupreanof Island

“It appears that Dalton succumbed to the elements,” troopers wrote in an update posted to their webpage.

The body has been sent to the medical examiner’s office in Anchorage for an autopsy.

Dalton was last seen Friday afternoon and reported missing Saturday night. Searchers...


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