By M. Alex Johnson / NBC News
December 1, 2015

The new mayor of Juneau, Alaska, was found dead in his home Monday, officials said.

Police said they received a 911 call about 3:34 p.m. (7:34 p.m. ET) from Mayor Greg Fisk’s adult son. The 70-year-old —who was elected to the role last month — was declared dead at the scene.

Greg Fisk moved to Alaska in 1959, the year it became a state.

Police wouldn’t comment on the cause of death and said they hadn’t yet determined whether Fisk’s death was considered suspicious.

In a statement, Juneau Police Department spokeswoman Erann Kalwara said investigators were “aware of rumors that an…

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