Suicide

An aerial satellite view of Emmonak on Google Maps. Screenshot by Charles Enoch/KYUK

An aerial satellite view of Emmonak on Google Maps. Screenshot by Charles Enoch/KYUK

Alaska State Troopers are investigating the death of a 16-year-old male in the village of Emmonak.

In an online dispatch, troopers say they received a report about the death on Tuesday, February 15th. A preliminary investigation revealed he had died from an apparent suicide.
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The Alaska State Troopers badge. Courtesy of AST

The Alaska State Troopers badge. Courtesy of AST

Alaska State Troopers have received a report of an unexpected death in Tununak. According to the online trooper dispatch, the death happened last week on Wed., Jan. 29.
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The Alaska State Troopers badge. Courtesy of AST

The Alaska State Troopers badge. Courtesy of AST

According to an online dispatch, the Alaska State Troopers said they’ve received a report of a death in the village of Tuluksak. The death is suspected as a result of suicide.

Troopers identified the remains as 21-year-old Glen Peter of Tuluksak. Authorities say no foul play is suspected. The body was sent to the state medical examiner and next of kin has been notified.

Hooper Bay (Photo form Flikr)

Hooper Bay (Photo form Flikr)

The village of Hooper Bay has suffered another loss. A fourth person has died by suicide.

Alaska State Troopers received a call that 21-year-old Carl Dominic Robert Joe had died from an apparent suicide Saturday afternoon, according to the online trooper dispatch.

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Artist Sarah Davies leads the 100 Stone project. Photo by Dean Swope/KYUK.

Artist Sarah Davies leads the 100 Stone project. Photo by Dean Swope/KYUK.

An artist is creating life-sized sculptures of Alaskans to tell the story of those who struggle with mental health. Sarah Davies travelled to one of the state’s most vulnerable regions, recently for a project called, ‘100 Stone’. She’s attempting to highlight the toll that depression takes and what people can do to help those in need.

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