Update: Detectives identified a suspect in this investigation and took him into custody this morning. He was questioned, arrested and transported to jail.
The suspect has been identified as Tylan Fely (34-years-old). He faces multiple charges including Murder 1, Murder 2, Arson 3, Misconduct Involving a Weapon 3, Misconduct Involving a Corpse, Tampering with Evidence, Criminal Negligent Burning 2 and Criminal Mischief 3.
The victims are believed to be an adult female and juvenile female. The cause of death and identities of the two victims are still being investigated and haven’t been determined at this time.
Detectives believe this is an isolated incident and domestic related.
Original 12/1/19 12:45 a.m.:
At 11:12 PM on November 30, 2019, both the Anchorage Police Department and Anchorage Fire Department responded to the 200-block of Newell Street in reference to reports of a vehicle fire. Upon arrival an SUV was found fully engulfed while parked in a vacant lot; it appears there are two deceased individuals inside. APD’s crime scene team will be responding to process the scene along with AFD. The exact cause of death, and identities of the victims, will be determined/confirmed by the Medical Examiner. The names of the victims will be released once next-of-kin notification procedures have been completed.
Anyone with information regarding this incident, to include surveillance footage of the area, is asked to contact Police Dispatch at 3-1-1 (option #1)