A Juneau police news release says that 44-year-old Robert Harold Houtary was unresponsive in a ditch near Radcliffe Road and Eagle Street. Police officers and Capital City Fire/Rescue medical personnel determined that he was dead.
A hiker reported about 2:13 p.m. Jan. 7 finding the body of a man near an avalanche chute above Gastineau Avenue.
John Ross Knudson was a 56-year-old Juneau man.
“It appears as though the man had been in the water and exposed to the elements for a minimum of several days, maybe even longer,” said Lt. David Campbell.