Noorvik man dies after falling down stairs


by Your Alaska Link News Team

A 25-year-old man has died in fall in a northwest Alaska village.

Alaska State Troopers say 25-year-old Eli Mitchell of Noorvik (NOR'-vik) died Friday.

Troopers say Mitchell fell down a flight of stairs outside a home.

Troopers from Kotzebue traveled to the village of 641 to investigate.

Mitchell's body was sent to the state medical examiner for an autopsy.

Noorvik is 45 miles east of Kotzebue.