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Subject: Death InvestigationDate: 12-22-2011
From: Juneau Police DepartmentCase or Incident: #111213-003
Summary:
On December 13, 2011, at 2:52am, the Juneau Police Department responded to a report that a man had been stabbed in the chest at the 5000 Block of North Douglas Highway. The man, 55 year old Sitka resident Byron John Paul, died at the hospital. His death was reported by witnesses as a suicide.

The investigation into this case continues.
All factual allegations contained in this release are based upon preliminary investigation and are subject to change or clarification as the investigation continues.    Any charges reported in this release are merely accusations and all persons named in this release are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.*** END OF STATEMENT ***