Quadruple homicide stuns Sitka

Police in Sitka say at least four people died in a stabbing incident this morning. Shortly before noon today police responded to a call of a disturbance downtown. Arriving on scene, officers discovered 18-year-old Jason Abbot in the street allegedly brandishing a weapon – possibly a knife. Abbot was subdued by police using a taser, and taken into custody. Inside the home, police found the bodies of three people, all apparently dead from stab wounds. A fourth victim died at Mount Edgecumbe hospital. Their names have not been released.

Robert Woolsey, KCAW – Sitka