Man Arrested in Dominican Republic to Face Murder Charge in 1995 Shooting

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY – A man wanted in connection with the 1995 death of David Burdette of Anchorage has been arrested in the Dominican Republic and extradited to Anchorage to face trial.

    Ruben Fernandez, 47, was arrested by agents of the U.S. Marshals Service on Feb. 24. He was arraigned last week in Anchorage Superior Court. He is charged with murder in the first degree. He is currently in the Anchorage Jail on $500,000 bail.

    Fernandez is accused of shooting and killing Burdette in the parking lot of an Anchorage fast food restaurant on May 20, 1995. He had been at large since the incident.


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