Man drowns after falling from vessel in Salmon Bay

A 61-year-old man died Monday morning after falling from a docked vessel in Salmon Bay.

Seattle Police say they believe the man either fell off the vessel or slipped off a ladder off the shore of the 5300 block of 26th Ave NW.

Seattle Fire responded to a report of a man in distress, but upon arrival found the man had already died in the water. Seattle Police officials say they believe it’s a non-criminal incident.