- Associated Press - Monday, July 27, 2015

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Alaska State troopers say an Anchorage Jail inmate who had been in custody for 20 years died at a local hospital.

KTUU-TV reports (https://bit.ly/1U1HB0J ) that 74-year-old William Wilson died Saturday at Alaska Regional Hospital.

Troopers say Wilson died of natural causes. The state medical examiner’s office has been contacted and released the body to a funeral home.

The Alaska Department of Corrections said in a statement that Wilson had been held since 1995 on a second-degree murder conviction.

DOC spokeswoman Sherrie Daigle says she did not have access to case files and that she could not say which murder case Wilson was convicted in.


Information from: KTUU-TV, https://www.ktuu.com

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