Two arrested on murder charges for killing of APD Vice Unit informant

Published: Nov. 20, 2018 at 9:53 AM AKST
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Two people have been arrested in the killing of David Cargill, a confidential informant in an Anchorage Police Department Vice Unit investigation, whose body was discovered near the Eklutna Power Plant on Oct. 17.

The men, identified as Marquis Eloi, 38, and Scotty Mataia, 30, face multiple charges for the killing of Cargill, including first degree murder.

Both were in custody already due to existing federal charges for drug conspiracy, possessing firearms, and drug trafficking.

A criminal complaint regarding the arrest of two men in the 66th Avenue business revealed that evidence was given to the attorneys representing the defendants, including audio and video evidence of Cargill’s undercover purchases of drugs and guns.

One of the defendants, Matai,

and within just three days of receiving the evidence, Cargill went missing.