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Man's body found frozen to the ground in Bethel
A 37-year-old man was found dead, his body frozen to the ground in Bethel.
ANCHORAGE- A 37-year-old man was found dead, his body frozen to the ground in Bethel.
The man has been identified as Marvin Paine of Akiachak.
Bethel police say someone walking in a cul-de-sac found the body Wednesday afternoon.
Lt. Andrew Achee says Paine had been wearing multiple layers of clothing. Daytime temperatures this week have been in the mid-30s, falling to just below freeing at night.
The body has been sent to Anchorage for an autopsy.
The village of Akiachak, which has about 600 residents, is located 18 miles northeast of Bethel.