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Kotlik Elder Dies of Natural Causes Over the Weekend

An Alaska State Trooper cruiser. Photo: Matthew F. Smith, KNOM file.

An elder has died in the community of Kotlik. Alaska State Troopers in Emmonak were notified of the death yesterday.

Troopers state 90-year-old Anna Kamkoff of Kotlik was found to have died of natural causes in her home. Kamkoff’s remains were released to family members, who were present at the scene. Troopers report no foul play is suspected.


An earlier version of this story misstated the name of the deceased (as “Donna Kamkoff”). The error has been corrected.