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Man dies after report of fight, Anchorage police say

  • Author: Jerzy Shedlock
  • Updated: September 20, 2017
  • Published September 19, 2017

Anchorage police are investigating a death in the neighborhood of Fairview.

Officers responded to a home on the 1500 block of Medfra Street around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in reference to a "physical altercation" among several adults, police spokeswoman Renee Oistad wrote in a statement.

"When police arrived they found an adult male unconscious and not breathing," Oistad wrote.

The man was taken to the hospital and pronounced dead a short time later.

Everyone involved was detained by police and would undergo questioning, police said.

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