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Location: Wasilla
Type: Death Investigation

Dispatch Text:

UPDATE: Investigation determined that Klingener’s death was a homicide. McVey’s was found to have died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. No other individuals are believed to be involved.

On 2/18/19 at approximately 1845 hours, Alaska State Troopers responded to an address in Wasilla for a report of two deceased people at a residence. Investigation determined Sarah Klingener, age 47 of Wasilla, and Shawn McVey, age 57 of Wasilla, were located deceased on the property.  Next of Kin for both parties have been notified.  AST General Investigations Unit has taken case responsibility and the investigation into the cause and manner of death is continuing.


Posted on 2/19/2019 11:18:22 AM by DPS\pawegrzyn

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