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Body recovered off Nelson Island in Bering Sea

June 19, 2018

NELSON ISLAND, Alaska (AP) — The state medical examiner will attempted to identify a body found off Nelson Island in the Bering Sea.

Alaska State Troopers say fisherman from the village of Toksook (TUK-sook) Bay found the body Monday night about a half mile off shore.

The body was recovered.

Troopers say it’s believed to be a man’ body.

Toksook Bay is one of three southwest Alaska villages on Nelson Island.

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