Sitka man found dead in Thomsen Harbor

A 52-year-old Sitka man was found dead in Thomsen Harbor Monday morning. The Anchorage Medical Examiner today identified him as Sitka resident Kevin Climer.

Police received a report of a person floating in the harbor just before 7 a.m. Monday, and responded along with emergency medical personnel. Climer was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say initial information indicates the cause of death was accidental drowning. But the investigation is continuing.