Man arrested after confessing to shooting
October 27, 2017
(SitNews) Craig, Alaska - Wednesday at approximately 06:16 PM, Alaska State Troopers were notified by the Phoenix Logging camp on Prince of Wales Island that Brian Stanton (64 of Ketchikan) was deceased due to a gunshot at Keete Inlet approximately 15 air miles from Hydaburg on Prince of Wales Island.
Investigation by the Troopers revealed Timothy Murphy (26 of Ketchikan) had confessed to shooting Stanton and had made multiple incriminating statements to employees of the logging camp.
According to the AST public dispatch, Murphy was arrested and charged with one count of Murder in the 1st Degree and lodged at the Craig Jail.
The next of kin for Brian Stanton were notified.
Troopers have remained on scene Wednesday overnight continuing the investigation.
Editing by Mary Kauffman, SitNews
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