Corona case moves from State court to Military

 

STATE PROSECUTORS HAVE DISMISSED THE SECOND DEGREE MURDER CASE AGAINST A 21–YEAR OLD FORT WAINWRIGHT ARMY SOLDIER, ACCUSED OF SHOOTING A FELLOW SOLDIER TO DEATH IN LATE JULY.
 
BUT THAT DOESN'T MEAN JOSHUA JORDAN CORONA IS OUT OF THE WOODS.
 
CORONA'S MURDER CASE WILL BE HANDLED BY MILITARY OFFICIALS INSTEAD.
 
CORONA HAD BEEN CHARGED WITH MURDER IN THE JULY 22ND DEATH OF 19–YEAR OLD JAWAUNCOLLINS.
 
CORONA IS SAID TO HAVE TOLD POLICE HE WAS TRYING TO CLEAR A "JAM" IN A 45–CALIBER PISTOL, WHEN THE SHOOTING OCCURRED AT CORONA'S SOUTH FAIRBANKS APARTMENT.
 
COLLINS DIED INSTANTLY OF A SINGLE GUNSHOT WOUND TO THE HEAD.
 
POLICE SAY CORONA'S WIFE, AND TWO OTHER SOLDIERS, WITNESSED THE SHOOTING.
 
CORONA AND HIS WIFE ARE SAID TO HAVE TOLD POLICE THAT COLLINS COMMITTED SUICIDE, BUT THE TWO UNIDENTIFIED SOLDIERS SAY CORONA HIMSELF WAS THE ACTUAL SHOOTER.