Anvik man charged with murder

FastCast Nov. 29, 2022
Published: Nov. 29, 2022 at 2:24 PM AKST|Updated: Nov. 29, 2022 at 3:11 PM AKST
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ANVIK, Alaska (KTUU) - An Anvik man has been charged in the killing of a person on Monday.

Hugh Demoski, 63, of Anvik, has been charged with second-degree murder, according to a dispatch from troopers.

Troopers received a report at 3:35 a.m. on Monday that 59-year-old Lynn Maillelle, of Anvik, had been shot and killed.

“Troopers and Investigators from the Alaska Bureau of Investigation responded to the community,” the dispatch said. “The motive for the shooting is unknown at this time; however, alcohol appears to be a factor. Demoski was arrested by Troopers without incident and remanded to Yukon Kuskokwim Correctional Center on charges of Murder in the Second Degree and Misconduct Involving a Weapon in the Fourth Degree. The investigation into this homicide is still active and ongoing.”

Correction: This article has been corrected to reflect that troopers did not specify the gender of the victim.