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Anchorage man pleads guilty to April 2008 murder

ANCHORAGE - An Anchorage man has pleaded guilty to a fatal shooting in April 2008 on a popular bike trail. Roger Perkins on Monday entered the guilty plea to second-degree murder as part of a deal with prosecutors. A man walking his...
Shooting in Anchorage yields 30 years in jail

...guilty to second-degree murder was sentenced to 30 years in prison after fatally shooting a drinking acquaintance. Roger Perkins, 47, was sentenced on Friday. He pleaded guilty to shooting Elmer Patrick on a South Anchorage bike path in April...
Body found on popular trail in Anchorage

ANCHORAGE - A man was shot and killed on a popular trail in Anchorage Saturday. Forty-six-year-old Roger Perkins told police he was handling a gun when it went off. Perkins was drinking on the Campbell Creek trail in south Anchorage with two...
Details emerging in drinking and gunplay death in Anchorage

...statement. "Wouldn't it be a bitch if this gun went off?" he asked, according to a statement he made to police. Roger Perkins was subsequently charged with second-degree murder. He says he does not know why the .45-caliber pistol went...


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