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Anchorage Police Department
Thursday February 21st, 2019 :: 11:12 a.m. AKST

Advisory

Update: Victim Identified; Homicide Investigation; 1300-block W 36th Avenue

Update:
Next of kin procedures are complete. The victim has been identified as 31-year-old Ryan Cannon. 

Detectives are looking to speak with anyone who has information, including surveillance video, about this homicide investigation. If you have information, please call Dispatch at 311 (option #1) or Crime Stoppers at 907-561-STOP to remain anonymous.

Case 19-6205

Update 2/21/19 at 10:38 AM:
This case is now classified as a homicide investigation.
 
The preliminary investigation has determined that the adult male victim suffered trauma to the body. The identity of the victim will be released pending next of kin procedures. This investigation is ongoing.
 
Detectives are looking to speak with anyone who has information, including surveillance video, about this investigation. If you have information, please call Dispatch at 311 (option #1) or Crime Stoppers at 907-561-STOP to remain anonymous.

Case 19-6205
 
Original – 2/17/19 at 7AM:
At 12:14 AM on Sunday, February 17, 2019, APD responded to the 1300-block of W 36th Avenue.  A citizen had reported they saw a deceased person lying behind a business.  Officers responded and located the body.  The person who made the discovery stayed at the scene and was cooperative with police.

APD’s Crime Scene Team responded to process the scene and help determine the circumstances involving the death.  Anyone with information regarding this incident, or who has surveillance footage of the area, is asked to contact Police Dispatch at 3-1-1 (option #1).

Case 19-6205

Address/Location
Anchorage Police Department
4501 Elmore Road
Anchorage, AK 99507

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 907-786-8900

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