Month-long investigation leads to arrest in Tuluksak murder case

    Tulucksak, Alaska

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Alaska State Troopers have made an arrest in connection with a murder last month in the Western Alaska village of Tuluksak

    Troopers announced Wednesday that they arrested 50-year-old Carlie Alexie for the murder of 73-year-old Charles Peter on February 22.

    Alexie was already in custody at the Yukon Kuskokwim Correctional Center for an unrelated domestic violence incident.

    Peter's body was found outside of his residence.  An examination of his body revealed a .22 caliber bullet under several layers of clothing.


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