Big Lake man charged in Wasilla woman's disappearance, death

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A Palmer grand jury has indicted a Big Lake man on a first-degree murder count in the death of a Wasilla woman whose remains were found last month.

    Alaska State Troopers said Adam Drew, 24, is also charged with second-degree murder, kidnapping and weapons misconduct in the death of Dolly Hampton, 57.

    The indictment was handed down Friday.

    Hampton's family reported her missing Dec. 6. She had last been seen in the Wasilla area.

    Troopers on April 3 recovered human remains in a remote area near Big Lake. The state medical examiner determined that they belonged to Hampton and that she was a homicide victim.

    Drew has been jailed on unrelated charges since Jan. 3.

    He will be arraigned Wednesday.

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