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Anchorage Police Department
Thursday October 3rd, 2019 :: 08:35 a.m. AKDT


Update: Homicide investigation; 400-block of E 45th Avenue; Gilbert Dugaqua arrested

Detectives have arrested Gilbert Dugaqua (53-years-old) in this investigation. He faces multiple charges including Murder 2 and Manslaughter.
This is now a homicide investigation.
The preliminary investigation found that the suspect called Dispatch to report an assault involving an adult male and adult female inside the residence. Detectives have determined the suspect physically assaulted the adult male victim in the upper body. The circumstances surrounding the adult female’s injuries are still being investigated.
Alcohol is believed to be a factor.
Original 10/3/19 3:30 a.m.:
At 12:14 AM on Thursday, October 3, 2019, a citizen called Police Dispatch to report there had been a disturbance in his home and someone was badly injured.  Officers responded and found a deceased adult male inside.  An adult female in the home was transported to a hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.
Detectives believe they have made contact with everyone involved.  This appears to be an isolated incident and no one is outstanding.  The manner of death, the cause of the female’s injuries, and the circumstances of everyone’s involvement are still under investigation.
The victim’s identity will be released once next-of-kin notification procedures have been completed.
APD Case 19-35569

Anchorage Police Department
716 W 4th Ave
Anchorage, AK 99501

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