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Location: Palmer
Type: Death Investigation X 3

Dispatch Text:

Update: On 2/3/2020, Alaska State Troopers were notified by the SME that Gerald Brown and Karen Brown were the victims of homicide. Both the Browns had been shot. The SME has not yet been able to determine the cause or manner of death for Jeffery Brown. Toxicology results for J. Brown are pending. At this time, it is believed that no other person was involved in the incident. The investigation is ongoing.

Original text: On 1/28/20, at approximately 2100 hours, Alaska State Troopers responded to a residence on Cottrell Campus Drive in Palmer for a welfare check. Upon arrival Troopers discovered three people deceased inside the residence. Investigation revealed the deceased to be Gerald Brown, 71, Karen Brown, 70, and Jeffery Brown, 42, all of Palmer. The State Medical Examiner’s office responded and took the remains to Anchorage for an autopsy. Next of kin have been notified. Investigation is ongoing.

Posted on 1/30/2020 12:28:35 PM by DPS\kemarsh

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