Murder and Mystery in the Last Frontier

Murder and Mystery in the Last Frontier


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Greed, Betrayal, and the Murder of Doctor Eric Garcia
May 08, 2024

By all accounts, Doctor Eric Garcia truly cared for Jordan Joplin, but Joplin considered his relationship with the doctor as a means to an end; or as the - prosecutor put it, Garcia believed he was in

FTA: The Chulitna Charmer
April 24, 2024

People move to the Alaska wilderness either because they enjoy solitude and crave a subsistence lifestyle or because they wish to escape society. People who fall into this second category are either m

Hang by the Neck Until Dead
April 10, 2024

As a state, Alaska has never had the death penalty. It was abolished in 1957, two years before Alaska became the 49th state in the union. However, from 1869 until 1957, twelve male felons were hanged

The Bizarre Murder of a Bush Plane Pilot
March 27, 2024

Anchorage, Alaska, is the small plane capital of the world, and flying in Alaska is a thrilling experience where you can view spectacular scenery and reach remote lakes, rivers, and stretches of wilde

The Disappearance of British Spy Ian Mackintosh
March 13, 2024

On the evening of July 7th, 1979, a plane disappeared near Kodiak Island in fair weather and moderate seas. News agencies in Alaska reported little about the missing plane and its occupants. Although

FTA: The Tanana Tragedy
February 28, 2024

You might be familiar with the recent National Geographic documentary series, Alaska State Troopers. The show followed several troopers from different areas of the state as they made their daily round

Deadly Affair
February 14, 2024

This story has all the elements of a Greek tragedy or a Shakespearean play, and it could easily inspire the plot of a movie or a mystery novel. Unfortunately, this is a true drama, and the outcome dep

FTA: Serial Murderer Gary Zieger
January 31, 2024

Gary Zieger, a brutal serial killer, stalked the streets of Anchorage in the early 1970s. Well never know how many people Zieger killed, but eventually, the psychopath made a fatal mistake. Sources B

The Secrets of Mendeltna Lodge
January 17, 2024

Neighbors suspected Elmer Haab was up to no good, and when his wife, Bonnie, mysteriously disappeared, they feared Elmer had done something to her. Alaska State Troopers also found the disappearance o

FTA: The Boggs/Begich Mystery: The Disappearance of Cessna N1812H
January 03, 2024

Plane crashes are far too common in Alaska, and many of these accidents are due, at least in part, to poor weather conditions. If commercial pilots refused to fly in marginal weather, though, they wou

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