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From the Archives: The Newman Family Murders

The brutal murders in 1987 of a mother and her two daughters terrified the residents of Anchorage. Who would commit such a barbaric act, and would he strike again?



Barer, Burl. Murder in the Family. 2016. Denver: WildBlue Press.

Brennan, Tom. Murder at 40 Below. Chapter 6: “The Newman family masasacre.” 2001. Kenmore, WA: Epicenter Press.

“Murder in Alaska: The Newman family slaughter.” September 14, 2019. What Lies Beyond.





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