Juneau police find 3 people dead aboard boat; drug use possible factor

 


Three people died within a three-day period aboard a vessel anchored offshore at Sandy Beach in Douglas, across Gastineau Channel from Juneau, with drug use a possible contributing factor to their deaths, the Juneau Police Department reported June 3.

The Dusky Rock, a 35-foot commercial sailing vessel built in 1984, was anchored offshore in Douglas for about a week, said Juneau Harbormaster Matthew Creswell, although it frequently anchored near a downtown Juneau harbor at night, according to boat owners at both harbor locations.

The first death was reported at around 2:23 p.m. May 31 when 34-y...



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