PRESS STATEMENT‐Homicide

PRESS STATEMENT‐Homicide
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 18, 2016
CASE: 16‐1499
FAIRBANKS, Alaska
On Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at approximately 12:48 am, the Fairbanks Police Department responded to 1509 25th Avenue  for  a  report  of  an  assault.   Upon  arrival,  officers  discovered  CLAUDIUS  JACKSON,  DOB  11/15/87,  Fairbanks resident, lying on the living room floor with multiple stab wounds. JACKSON was transported to FMH for treatments. JACKSON later succumbed to his injuries at approximately 6:00 am. His next of kin has been notified.
On  Wednesday,  May  18,  2016  at  approximately  1:00  am,  CHARLES  PETER  YASKA,  DOB  4/2/93,  Fairbanks  resident, turned himself in to Fairbanks Police. He was arrested for Murder in the 2nd Degree and on and unrelated outstanding warrant.
The  investigation  into  this  incident  is  continuing  and  anyone  with  information  regarding  this  incident  should  contact DETECTIVE MALLOY at the Fairbanks Police Department at 907‐450‐6500 and reference case 16‐1499
PIO Contact: Yumi McCulloch, 907‐388‐0909 ydmcculloch@ci.fairbanks.ak.us