Remains found near Anchorage Mudflats Identified as Robert Dushkin III Missing Since January

27-year-old Robert Dushkin III.

27-year-old Robert Dushkin III.

The search for 27-year-old Robert Dushkin III, who went missing in January has ended after positive identification results from an autopsy that APD revealed on Thursday.

Dushkin was last seen on January 7th in the Huffman area. They had asked for the public’s help in finding him over concerns he had suffered from health issues and was not familiar with the Anchorage area.

On Friday, June  30th, a bicyclist riding near the Carr-Gottstein Park on Discovery Bay Drive along the mudflats spotted remains and patrol officers responded to the scene and the body was turned over to the State Medical Examiner’s office for positive identification and cause of death.

While APD revealed the identity as that of Dushkin, they are still waiting on autopsy results for the cause of death. The department says that currently, they do not believe his death to be suspicious.


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