Man dies after falling off vessel into Salmon Bay

Authorities say a 61-year-old man died after he reportedly fell off a working vessel docked in Salmon Bay in Seattle.

Shortly after 8:30 a.m. Monday, officials responded to a report of a man who had fallen overboard or possibly slipped off a ladder off the shore, said Detective Patrick Michaud, a Seattle police spokesperson.

The man was found dead and his body was recovered from the water. His death is not being investigated as a crime.

The person's identity has not been released.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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