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Sheriff's office still investigating death of Idaho dean

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MOSCOW, Idaho -

The Clearwater County Sheriff's Office said Monday afternoon they are continuing to investigate into the death of Paul Joyce. Joyce was the Dean of Science at the University of Idaho. His body was found in his car in the  Dworshak Reservoir near Orofino, Idaho.

"It's a big surprise a shock to all of us, and so sudden," Peter Isaacson said.

Isaacson is a Geology Professor at the University of Idaho. He says it was hard to show up to work and not see his friend of so many years.

"He was a kind and gentle man. Definitely a problem solver. If you had a problem he'd solve it quickly," Isaacson said. "He was a good person to have in that position. That's not easily found." 

Joyce had been with U of I since 1991.

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