- Associated Press - Thursday, August 27, 2015

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Authorities are investigating a death at a Fairbanks jail.

Few details have been released, including whether the deceased was male or female, or how the person died.

The state Department of Corrections only said the death occurred around 3:40 a.m. Thursday at the Fairbanks Correctional Center, and that Alaska State Troopers and the medical examiner’s office were investigating.

Department spokeswoman Sherrie Daigle (DAY’-guhl) said further details would be released upon the notification of the next of kin.

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