- Associated Press - Monday, December 12, 2016

KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) - A Ketchikan man overdue from a hunting trip was found dead in waters off Bold Island.

Alaska State Troopers say 30-year-old John Wallace was found Sunday morning.

The Coast Guard on Saturday night received a report that Wallace was overdue from a trip near the island.

The agency searched and found Wallace’s skiff overturned near Bold Island. The search was suspended at 1:30 a.m. Sunday.

The search by the Coast Guard and the Ketchikan Volunteer Rescue Squad resumed at 8 a.m. Sunday.

Troopers say the volunteer searchers spotted Wallace’s body at 9 a.m. north of Bold Island. He was not wearing s lifejacket.

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