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Suspect in custody after woman dies in McGrath, troopers say

  • Author: Anchorage Daily News
  • Updated: 2 days ago
  • Published 3 days ago

Update 7:45 a.m. Tuesday: Troopers charged 46-year-old Glenn Holmberg of McGrath with first-degree murder, according to an updated online statement. He was in custody Tuesday morning.

Original story:

A McGrath woman was found dead inside a home Sunday, troopers said.

A wildlife trooper in McGrath was called to the home around 12:35 p.m. Sunday and found 50-year-old Carol Whalen dead, according to an online statement. The trooper detained a male suspect, the statement said.

Troopers from Bethel are now handling the investigation. No additional details were immediately available.

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