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Anchorage Police Department
Saturday June 4th, 2022 :: 10:00 a.m. AKDT


UPDATE: Victim identified in Friday's homicide investigation

The victim has been identified as 27-year-old Briar C. Dickson

The suspect has been identified as 40-year-old Caleb E. Irwin. After being interviewed by detectives, he was remanded at the Anchorage Jail on the charge of Murder I.

The victim’s identity will be released once next of kin procedures are complete.

APD Case 22-17891

The victim has died as a result of their injuries. This is now being investigated as a homicide.

The victim's identity will be released pending next of kin notification.

At 1:34 AM on June 03, 2022, Anchorage Police responded to the 300-block of W 4th Avenue in reference to a stabbing victim.  Initial indications are that a physical altercation broke out between two adult males wherein one stabbed the other in the upper body.  The victim was transported to a local area hospital with life-threatening injuries.
One adult male suspect was taken into custody and is being questioned by detectives with the Anchorage Police Department. While the circumstances surrounding the incident are still under investigation, it appears this was an isolated event.  
4th Avenue is currently closed between C and D Street. Please avoid the area.

APD Case 22-17891

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

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

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