At 5:30 on Monday evening, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a deceased man in the woods near a residence off of Cloverleaf Drive in North Pole.
AST responded and located 48-year-old Robert J. Grill of North Pole deceased near his residence.
Investigation revealed Grill was cutting trees with a chain saw when an incident occurred.
Grill suffered a severe chain saw cut to his neck which resulted in his death.
Troopers do not believe foul play was involved and closed the investigation.