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Subject: Found Deceased Body **Update**Date: 05-04-2012 08:51:57
From: Lt David CampbellCase or Incident: #120503-001
Summary:
Press Release Draft for 120503-001

On 05/03/2012, at approximately 0712 hours, the Juneau Police Department received a second hand report that a jogger discovered a dead body in the woods behind Dzantiki Heeni Middle School.

JPD officers and detectives arrived and located the deceased body of a 55 year old Juneau female resident. The female was identified, but her name will not be released until next of kin has been notified.

Detectives processed the location where the deceased female’s body was located. The State Medical Examiner’s Office was contacted and requested the body for an autopsy. No foul play is suspected.

The investigation continues.


***UPDATE***

Next of kin has been notified. The victim was identified as 55 year old Juneau resident Karen Eileen KENNEDY.

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 ***