- Associated Press - Wednesday, December 2, 2015

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - The latest on the death of Stephen “Greg” Fisk, the recently elected mayor of Juneau, Alaska (all times local):

3:55 p.m.

The chief of police in Juneau says the city’s newly elected mayor had a history of heart problems.

Police on Wednesday announced that preliminary results of an autopsy indicated that Mayor Stephen “Greg” Fisk died of natural causes.

Police Chief Bryce Johnson told reporters that it’s believed that the 70-year-old Fisk had some issues with his heart and fell. He says Fisk had injuries consistent with a fall.

Fisk’s adult son found his body Monday afternoon.

The final autopsy report will not be issued until toxicology testing is complete. That could take two to eight weeks.

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3 p.m.

Juneau police say the death of the newly elected mayor appears to be from natural causes.

Police announced the preliminary results of an autopsy in a release Wednesday. A news conference was also planned.

The release says the preliminary autopsy report indicates the cause of Mayor Stephen “Greg” Fisk’s death was natural causes.

Police say the injuries sustained by Fisk were consistent with an injury from falling or stumbling into objects, and add, “No foul play is indicated.”

Fisk’s adult son found his body Monday afternoon.

Police have been awaiting autopsy results to announce a possible cause of death. There was no sign of forced entry into Fisk’s home. Police have tentatively ruled out gunshots, drugs or suicide in the death.

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2 p.m.

Juneau police plan to release an update on the death of the mayor of Alaska’s capital city.

Police spokeswoman Erann Kalwara said by email that police would hold a briefing Wednesday afternoon.

The state medical examiner’s office expected to complete an autopsy Wednesday on the body of mayor Stephen “Greg” Fisk. Fisk went by Greg.

Police have been awaiting autopsy results to announce a possible cause of death. There was no sign of forced entry into Fisk’s home. Police have tentatively ruled out gunshots, drugs or suicide in the death.

A state health department spokeswoman, Dawnell Smith, had said preliminary autopsy results would be made available to police Wednesday. She said a final report will not be issued until toxicology testing is complete. She says that can take two to eight weeks.

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11:05 a.m.

An autopsy is being conducted on the body of Juneau’s recently elected mayor, who was found dead in his home on Monday.

Dawnell Smith, a spokeswoman for the state health department, says preliminary results of the autopsy will be shared with Juneau police on Wednesday. It wasn’t immediately clear when police would release results, and messages left by The Associated Press with the police department weren’t immediately returned Wednesday.

Police have been awaiting autopsy results to announce a possible cause of death for 70-year-old Stephen “Greg” Fisk. There was no sign of forced entry into Fisk’s home above Juneau’s downtown. Police have tentatively ruled out gunshots, drugs or suicide in the death.

Smith says a final report will not be issued until toxicology testing is complete. She says that can take two to eight weeks.

Fisk, a fisheries consultant, won the mayoral election in October.

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