Troopers Find Dead Body Inside Tent In West Fairbanks

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Alaska State Troopers found a body today in a West Fairbanks neighborhood.

According to an Alaska State Trooper dispatch, officers responded this morning, just before noon, to Chena Pump Road after a report of a dead person near Palo Verde Avenue.

They found a person's remains in a tent in a wooded area near Chena Pump Road.

Troopers say the person appeared to have been deceased for some time.

They sent the remains to the state medical examiner for further investigation.

They haven't yet determined a cause of death or released the identity of the deceased person.
Their investigation is ongoing.​