John Bunce 26
Police investigate a Nome gold diver's death
In the morning hours of Sept. 1, Nome police officers responded to a report of an unexpected death on the east end of First Avenue.
NPD confirmed the death of John Bunce, 26 of Nome, but declined to comment on the manner or cause of death.
NPD said the death is under investigation.
Bunce’s remains were sent to the State Medical Examiner for an autopsy. Nome Nugget Sept 2012