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Nome Woman Found Dead in Anchorage Parking Lot

Anchorage Police Department confirms the identity of deceased person as Martina Painter. Photo: Matthew F. Smith, KNOM.

Thursday, around 3pm, APD homicide detectives located Martina Painter’s vehicle in a parking lot near University Lake Park in Anchorage. Ms. Painter was found deceased inside the car, its sole occupant; an autopsy on Friday confirmed her identity.

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Nome Police Identify Driver in Saturday Vehicle Death

Nome police have identified a woman they say is responsible for driving under the influence and hitting a Savoonga man with her car before fleeing the scene Saturday morning. Charges filed Monday say 29-year-old Adrienne Michels was the driver behind the wheel in the fatal collision that killed 54-year-old Wagner “Repa” Wongittilin. Court documents show…

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