The 60-year-old Alaska man set out on a deer hunting trip, and was found dead on an island after being dropped off on the beach on his own, according to authorities.
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From KTUU, an Alaska deer hunter’s body was found on a Chugach National Forest island:
David Miezejeski, age 60, of Cordova, was on a deer hunting trip near Windy Bay on Hawkins Island. That’s where, according to the Alaska State Troopers, he was found dead.
Here’s the full dispatch from Alaska State Troopers:
On Monday, December 31,2018 at 1633 hours the Alaska Wildlife Troopers in Cordova, were notified by Cordova Police Department that David Miezejeski, age 60, of Cordova. had died during a deer hunting trip near Windy Bay on Hawkins Island. Investigation revealed Miezejeski was discovered unresponsive, not breathing, and without a pulse by a hunting companion a short time after being dropped off on a beach alone. His body was recovered and returned to Cordova where he was pronounced dead at 1845 hours by Cordova EMS personnel. Miezejeski’s body will be sent to the State Medical Examiner for autopsy.