Anchorage Man Arrested after Being Caught Dragging Body

Juneau, AK (KINY) - A man was arrested in Anchorage after being suspect of first-degree murder when caught dragging a body out of his home.

A man was arrested in Anchorage after being suspect of first-degree murder when caught dragging a body out of his home.

Neighbors spotted 27-year-old Simon Simon Weyiouanna on Wednesday night dragging a woman wrapped in a sheet towards his SUV. Police reported that the man had paid the woman for sex. A fight broke out at some point and the man stabbed the woman repeatedly in the upper body.

Weyiouanna faces charges of Murder 1, Murder 2 and Tampering with Physical Evidence.

Online court documents do not list his attorney.

Anchorage Police said that the public contacting authorities was a critical factor that led to the man's arrest. They thanked the public in their dispatch report and said that this case serves as a reminder to always call 911 to report suspicious activity.

 

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