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Location: Wasilla
Type: Suicide

Dispatch Text:

On 7/31/2022 at approximately 0316 hours, Alaska State Troopers and Wasilla Police Department responded to a residence off E Menke Circle in Wasilla for a structure fire. On approach of the residence, a 49-year-old male from Wasilla was located deceased outside the home from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. Initial investigation revealed the male ignited the fire to the home just prior to taking his own life. No others were injured in this incident and next of kin has been notified. Investigation is ongoing.  

Posted on 7/31/2022 7:47:25 AM by DPS\jmswitzer

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