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Troopers say woman’s body found in Quinhagak

By Associated Press 12:51 PM February 4, 2014

The person was identified as 25-year-old Lisa Johnson of Quinhagak.

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – Alaska State Troopers say they are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found at the end of a new runway in the village of Quinhagak.

Troopers’ spokeswoman Megan Peters identified the woman Tuesday as 25-year-old  Lisa Johnson of Quinhagak.  Peters says the state medical examiner’s office will conduct an autopsy to determine the cause and manner of death.

Troopers were notified Monday afternoon about the discovery of the body.

Investigators with the Alaska Bureau of Investigation were called to the western Alaska village. A crime scene technician also has responded.

(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

 

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