Drug overdose suspected in Saturday death

Police say there was no foul play involved in a death discovered at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday at the Capital Disposal facility in Juneau.

A 46-year-old man who has not been identified was found dead in a bathroom. Police say a preliminary investigation points to a drug overdose.

The State Medical Examiner’s Office was contacted and police hope an autopsy will confirm a cause and manner of death.

Next of kin has been notified. Police will not release the name of the deceased pending confirmation of the cause of death.

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