Troopers say body of missing Wisconsin man found in Alaska
on September 9, 2019

first_imgThe body of a 73-year-old Wisconsin man who was missing in Alaska for nine months has been found in a river.Alaska State Troopers say an autopsy positively identified the body found May 2 as that of Roger Yaeger of Eagle River, Wisconsin.Troopers say evidence suggests Yaeger shot and killed himself. They say there was no sign of foul play.Yaeger traveled to Alaska last summer. Family members last heard from him in early August when he visited a relative in Wasilla. His travel was then traced to Fairbanks, where he returned his rental car a few days later.According to troopers, family members suggested Yaeger was suicidal. He also was believed to have a gun.last_img


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