A person was in custody after movies had been discovered on a digital reminiscence card depicting a lady being assaulted and killed, police in Alaska stated Wednesday.
Anchorage police stated a caller final week reported discovering the cardboard on a metropolis avenue. Police consider human stays discovered alongside a freeway earlier this month are these of the lady depicted within the movies. Authorities stated they’re working to establish the lady and her method of dying.
Police stated they obtained a warrant for the arrest of Brian Steven Smith on a homicide cost and arrested him Tuesday at an Anchorage airport. Police spokesman MJ Thim stated Smith had been on a flight returning to Anchorage. He didn’t know the place Smith’s flight had originated.
He stated Smith, 48, lives in Anchorage however is from South Africa. Police had been accustomed to Smith from one other investigation, Thim stated, although he declined to supply particulars.
Court docket data didn’t listing an legal professional for Smith, who was scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday afternoon.
Thim stated police consider Smith recorded the occasions himself in an space resort room. He stated there have been “a number of” footage and movies on the cardboard. He stated police consider the killing occurred in early September.
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