- Associated Press - Thursday, May 19, 2016

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Anchorage police say a person’s body was spotted Wednesday night in a creek that flows into the downtown area.

Dispatchers just before 9:30 p.m. took a call reporting the body lying face down in Ship Creek.

The identity of the person was not immediately known.

The state medical examiner will attempt to make a positive identification and determine the cause of death.

Police also are investigating.

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