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.
The State Medical Examiner is working to identify a body found in Gambell on Monday. Troopers believe it’s Gladys Aningayou, who went missing last week.
Graduation speaker Evita Samuels, 33, “died [Tuesday] at the [Diomede] school where she was staying,” Troopers said Wednesday. Foul play is not suspected.
Alaska State Troopers are investigating the shooting death of a Unalakleet man after investigators say he got in to a “physical altercation” with another man Sunday night.
Adrienne Michels, 30, has been released on bail on charges related to the April death of Savoonga’s Wagner “Repa” Wongittilin.
Prosecutors in Alaska charged Nathanial Kangas, 19, with two counts of first degree murder in the deaths two Alaska State Troopers last week.
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…