Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Kodiak fisherman dies despite rescue effort

The Alaska State Troopers issued the following press release this morning:

Location: Kodiak
Type: Death investigation
On 3/13/11 at approximately 2300 hours, the U.S. Coast Guard contacted Kodiak AST reporting a helicopter launch for an unresponsive male on a fishing vessel anchored in Monashka Bay. Investigation revealed that Alvin Holdiman III, 48, of Kodiak, was found deceased on the vessel. Holdiman was transported to Kodiak Mortuary awaiting an autopsy. No foul play is suspected in this case. The case is still under investigation.

KMXT radio in Kodiak has additional details here.

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