FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 18, 2016
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 firstname.lastname@example.org