Body Found Near Poopdeck Trail

     The body of a 61-year-old man was found in Homer Sunday night.

     Homer Police Chief Mark Robl says the body was found shortly after 10 p.m. by two passers-by on the Poopdeck Trail, which runs from Pioneer Avenue in downtown Homer south to Hazel Street. 

     Robl says police consider the death “suspicious.” He says police are actively investigating the case and will not likely have new information until that investigation has progressed. He says the identity of the victim is being withheld pending notification of next-of-kin.