UPDATE, Wednesday, July 25 - Police have identified the man whose body was found dead in Ship Creek Tuesday as that of 35-year-old Anchorage resident Jack A. Harshfield. Next of kin have been notified, according to a press release, and no evidence of foul play was found at the scene.
ANCHORAGE - Anchorage police responded to a call at 6:45 a.m. Tuesday of a male in his mid-30s floating facedown in Ship Creek near the Bridge Restaurant. The fire department opened a sluice gate to recover the body near the pedestrian bridge. Police say there is no immediate sign of foul play. At 8:30 a.m. the medical examiner arrived to take the body. Police said in a press release they do not believe the victim was living on the street.