Fairbanks police take homicide suspect into custody

Fairbanks police say they have located suspect in homicide case
Published: Sep. 3, 2022 at 1:59 PM AKDT|Updated: Sep. 4, 2022 at 2:36 PM AKDT
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FAIRBANKS, Alaska (KTUU) - A search for 21-year-old Judson Sherrell, a suspect in a homicide that occurred early this weekend, has ended with him in custody, police said Sunday.

The Fairbanks Police Department said in an updated post that they are investigating the case that left 75-year-old Carole Jo Romberg dead either late Friday night or early Saturday morning in an apartment on 28th Avenue.

Police said they were notified that a silver 2005 Subaru Legacy Wagon crashed into a garage door and drove away shortly after midnight on Saturday. Police believed the car to be stolen, and Romberg was found deceased in the apartment.

This story has been updated with new information.