Mayor of Juneau Found Dead in His Home; UPDATE: Foul Play Not Ruled Out

By Fox News. The mayor of Alaska’s capital city, Juneau, was found dead in his home Monday less than than two months after he was elected.

Juneau police said in a brief statement that Greg Fisk, 70, was pronounced dead at the scene. The statement added that an unidentified male caller had reported finding Fisk’s body at 3:34 p.m. local time (7:34 p.m. EST) . . .

Fisk was elected mayor of Juneau on Oct. 6, defeating incumbent Merrill Sanford by a 2-to-1 margin. Prior to entering politics, he had worked as a self-employed consultant for area fisheries. (Read more from “Mayor of Juneau Found Dead in His Home” HERE)


Juneau Police Department Press Release

Summary: On November 30th, 2015 at about 3:34pm, the Juneau Police Department received a 9-1-1 call from a male reporting he had found a deceased subject inside a residence in the 400 block of Kennedy Street.

JPD officers and Capital City Fire/Rescue responded to the area. 70 year old Stephen “Greg” Fisk, the Mayor of Juneau, was pronounced deceased on scene. The investigation continues.

Update 11/30/2015 21:05

The man who found Greg Fisk in his Juneau residence and called 9-1-1 was Fisk’s adult son.

JPD is aware of rumors that an assault occurred in connection with Fisk’s death. Those rumors are speculation. Detectives are actively investigating facts of the incident and all evidence is being preserved and documented.

The Medical Examiner’s Office has authorized an autopsy. Results of the autopsy are expected within several days and will be used to determine the cause of death. The investigation is ongoing and more information will be released as appropriate.

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UPDATE: Foul Play Not Ruled Out in Death of Mayor of Juneau

By M. Alex Johnson. Police haven’t ruled out foul play in the death of Juneau, Alaska, Mayor Greg Fisk after they said Tuesday they had discovered undisclosed injuries on his body.

Fisk, 70, who was elected mayor in October, was found Monday afternoon at home by his son, Juneau police said. They wouldn’t speculate on a cause of death, saying an autopsy was pending.

Police said they have ruled out suicide — but they wouldn’t rule out foul play. Fisk was found alone, and there was no evidence of forced entry, they said.

Juneau Police Chief Bryce Johnson said in an interview on KINY radio of Juneau that “injuries” were discovered on the mayor’s body. He wouldn’t discuss the location or nature of the injuries, saying they could be “consistent with a fall.”

Juneau police spokeswoman Erann Kalwara also wouldn’t discuss the injuries. . . (Read more about the death of the mayor of Juneau HERE)