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Location: Willow
Type: Death Investigation

Dispatch Text:

Update 1/19: Troopers are continuing their investigation into the death of Arnoldine Simone Hill. Investigators believe that she was most likely deceased for a few days before her body was left sometime between the evening hours of Jan. 8 to the afternoon hours of Jan. 9 in a pullout near milepost 81 of the Parks Highway near Willow. If anyone has any information regarding suspicious activity near milepost 81 of the Parks Highway during that timeframe, Ms. Hill’s locations proceeding her death or know people she may have interacted with between December 10 and January 9, they are encouraged to contact the Troopers at 907-352-5401.

Update: 1/15: Autopsy confirmed that the manner of death was homicide. Arnoldine Simone Hill was last known to be alive on December 10, 2020 in Midtown Anchorage. She may have been in Anchorage, Wasilla or Willow preceding her death. Ms. Hill is an Alaska Native. She was 4’11’’ tall and approximately 150 pounds. Ms. Hill had shoulder length dark brown hair and a distinct mole below her lower right lip. If anyone has any information regarding Ms. Hill’s locations or know people she may have interacted with following Dec. 10, they are encouraged to report the information to AST at 907-352-5401.

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Update: 1/13: The remains have been positively identified as 26-year-old Arnoldine Simone Hill of Hooper Bay. Next of kin have been notified.

An investigation continues.  If anyone has any information related to her death, they are encouraged to contact Troopers at 907-352-5401.

Original 1/11: On 1/9/2021 at approximately 1330 hours, the Alaska State Troopers were notified of a body located along the Parks Highway north of Willow. The remains appear to be that of an adult female. A tentative identification has been made but positive identification, as well as cause and manner of death, is pending an autopsy. The death is being investigated as a homicide. Please contact the Alaska State Troopers with any information at (907) 352-5401.

Posted on 1/11/2021 2:02:24 PM by DPS\mapeters

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