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Anchorage police investigating homicide after body found in woods in Midtown

Investigators with the Anchorage Police Department responded to reports of a dead body lying in the woods Wednesday morning near East Northern Lights Boulevard.
Published: Jun. 22, 2022 at 8:27 AM AKDT|Updated: Jun. 23, 2022 at 2:45 PM AKDT
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - Investigators with the Anchorage Police Department responded to reports of a dead body lying in the woods Wednesday morning near East Northern Lights Boulevard and the Seward Highway.

According to a community report, officers found the body of the man in the woods just before 7 a.m. and “made observations which are prompting a closer look” into the circumstances.

Police initially called the death suspicious and said in an update Thursday they are investigating it as a homicide. No arrests have been made.

The state medical examiner will ultimately determine the cause of death.

The identity of the deceased has not been released.

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