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Alaskan Man Arrested for Murder After Evidence Found on Memory Card

A 48-year-old Anchorage, Alaska man, Brian Steven Smith, has been arrested on suspicion of second-degree homicide within the metropolis after a discarded reminiscence card was found which accommodates a number of movies depicting him assaulting and murdering a lady in a motel room, in line with the Anchorage Daily News.

Smith was arrested at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, the place he was flying into town, the place he lives. Authorities say they acknowledged him within the footage as a result of he had already been thought of a suspect in an unconnected case, in line with a police spokesman. They didn’t elaborate as as to if it was attainable that Smith had different victims, or the character of the primary case.

Smith was arrested, questioned, and jailed in a single day on an impressive warrant.

Anchorage police stories {that a} civilian discovered the cardboard on a metropolis road within the Fairview neighborhood, then referred to as the police upon seeing its contents, in line with a press release. Smith is believed to have recorded the video himself at a midtown Anchorage motel, in line with APD spokesman MJ Thim.

After viewing the photographs on the cardboard, Anchorage authorities linked this homicide to that of a lady whose physique was discovered on October 2 on the aspect of the Seward Highway south of Anchorage and south of Beluga Point. The girl was estimated to have been killed in early September, in line with a press release put out by Anchorage PD, and had lengthy, darkish hair. Smith had change into a suspect on this homicide throughout the course of the investigation.

According to a police spokesman quoted by Anchorage Daily News, they knew that “something was wrong, that someone’s loved one was killed.”

A forensic investigation will happen to completely decide the lady’s explanation for dying and her identify, at what level subsequent of kin can be notified and her identify launched.

Alaskan Man Arrested for Murder After Evidence Found on Memory Card
An Alaska man has been arrested along side the caught-on-camera dying of a lady whose physique was dumped alongside a freeway in Anchorage. Getty

This is the second case to contain technological development exposing an alleged killer in Alaska. In June, two teenagers had been caught on digital camera discussing the homicide of 19-year-old Cynthia “CeeCee” Hoffman at Thunderbird Falls.

Denali Brehmer, 18, instructed police she directed one other teen, 16-year-old Kayden McIntosh, to shoot Hoffman. They lied when questioned by police, telling authorities that they’d taken photos along with their mouths sure and palms duct taped subsequent to Thunderbird Falls path. When Hoffman—who mentally operated at a seventh grade stage in line with a press release from her father—panicked upon being sure, the taking pictures was ordered.

Subsequently, a Snapchat video turned over to the police wherein Brehmer says, “I just want to thank everyone that’s been there for me my whole life and these past few years and everything. I f*cked up, I know I did, if I could take back what I’ve done, I can’t. I’m sorry everybody, my family, my friends. I guess you will hear from me when you hear from me, but I won’t be back for a long time. I’m sorry, I didn’t mean to do it. I didn’t mean to do it.”

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