Alaska Troopers Investigate Child Death in Village

Alaska State Troopers are investigating the reported death of a baby boy in the western Alaska village of Tununak.

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by Associated Press

ANCHORAGE- Alaska State Troopers are investigating the reported death of a baby boy in the western Alaska village of Tununak.
Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters said Friday that officers were interviewing a man who earlier barricaded himself in a home.
Few details were available.
The village school was closed Friday as a precaution.
Lower Kuskokwim School District Superintendent Jacob Jensen said there was no immediate threat to the school, the students or the staff.
Peters says community members should not be concerned about their safety.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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