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Police investigating suspicious death in East Anchorage

Anchorage police are investigating a suspicious death Nov. 16, 2021.
Anchorage police are investigating a suspicious death Nov. 16, 2021.(Google Maps/Alaska's News Source)
Published: Nov. 16, 2021 at 10:44 AM AKST
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - Anchorage police are investigating what they call a suspicious death near Debarr Road.

According to a community alert, police responded to a house in the 6800 block of E. 12th Avenue near the intersection of Debarr Road and Turpin Street around 3 a.m. Tuesday. Officers discovered a dead man inside a tent in the backyard of the house, and called in the Crime Scene Team to investigate further.

Police said a medical examiner will determine how the man died.

This is a developing story. Check back for further updates.

Correction: This article has been updated to correct the headline to reflect the area of town the body was discovered.

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