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Man found dead outdoors in Anchorage was killed, police say

  • Author: Anchorage Daily News
  • Updated: February 21
  • Published February 17

A man found dead outside early Sunday off West 36th Avenue in Anchorage died as the result of homicide, police say.

Ryan Cannon, 31, suffered trauma to his body, the Anchorage Police Department said in an update posted Thursday. An investigation is ongoing.

Police were called to the 1300 block of West 36th, between Arctic Boulevard and Spenard Road, after someone discovered a body behind a business, police said. The person who discovered the body stayed on the scene and cooperated with officers.

Police are asking anyone with information on the death, or with surveillance video of the area, to call police dispatch at 3-1-1.

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