Anchorage man pleads guilty to 2018 murder

    Anchorage, Alaska (KINY) - On Wednesday, Luimariamofoa Polu pleaded guilty to murder in the second degree for the murder of 15-year-old Raynaldo Khotesouvan, which occurred in 2018.

    The murder of Raynaldo Khotesouvan took place on July 20th, 2018 in Anchorage.

    Polu, who was 16 years old at the time of the murder, was charged as an adult for the crime.

    The incident ensued from a verbal argument between two groups of young men that escalated into a fistfight and eventually gunshots on a street in Mountain View.

    On Wednesday, November 9th, 2022 Polu admitted to the facts contained in the charging document filed by the State on July 21st, 2018.

    Polu is in the custody of the Department of Corrections.

    He is scheduled to be sentenced by Anchorage Superior Court Judge Andrew Peterson on March 10th, 2023.

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