Anchorage Police Investigating Homeless Death

Ellen Lockyer, KSKA – Anchorage

Anchorage Police have located the body of a homeless man near the city’s sports arena.   The death is being investigated as a homicide. Thursday, police were called to the scene of a homeless camp along the busy bicycle trail and only a few hundred feet from a quiet residential street.   Officers found the body of a 40 – 45 year old male. The homicide response team was called in to collect evidence.   The state medical examiner will conduct an autopsy to determine the cause of death.  The victim’s name has not yet been released.  The death marks the third homicide this year in Anchorage.

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