The Murder of Judy Burgin

August 28, 1993 was a beautiful autumn day for a bicycle ride along the Parks Highway to Grey’s Creek at mile 81.5 on the highway. The burnished leaves of fireweed painted the hillsides a deep red, and a carpet of golden leaves covered the ground. In the distance, Mt. Denali stood watch over the region, wearing a coat of white from the first snows of the season.

Judy Burgin

When the cyclists noticed a swath of material peeking through a pile of leaves, they stopped to investigate. What they found, sent them scurrying back to the highway to flag down a truck and ask the occupants to call the Alaska State Troopers.


Brown v. State. 11/03/2004. Alaska Court of Appeals.

Carl Brown

Brown v. State 4/4/2001. Find A Case.

Grice, Gordon. 9-27-2002. Crime Seen. Popular Science.

Skip Palenik


Psycho for Love: Carl Brown killed girlfriend Judy Burgin when she tried to leave him. 3-31-2015. Bonnie’s Blog of Crime.



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