KENAI, Alaska (AP) – The death of a 21-year-old man in Seward last month is being investigated as a homicide.

The body of Preston Atwood was found Aug. 30.

Kenai radio station KSRM reports the Seward Police Department announced on Thursday that is it investigating the case as a homicide.

Atwood was reported missing Aug. 25. He had been seen at around 6 p.m. that night at Fourth of July Beach.

Seward Police Chief Tom Clemons in a prepared statement said more information will be release when appropriate.