Father and Son indicted in connection with shooting of two Alaska State Troopers

A Grand Jury has indicted the Tanana man accused of fatally shooting two Alaska State Troopers last week.

20-year-old Nathanial "Sach" Kangas was formally charged with 2 counts of first-degree murder, 2 counts of second-degree murder, 3rd degree assault, and tampering with evidence.

The Grand Jury also indicted his father, 58-year-old Arvin Kangas on charges of tampering with physical evidence as well as hindering prosecution in the first degree.

The case has been passed to the Office of Special Services to be tried by Assistant Attorney General Gregg Olson who says, as of now the trial will be held in Nenana.

If convicted, Nathanial Kangas faces a total time of imprisonment between 198 and 202 years.

Arvin faces a sentence of up to 5 years in prison and a 50 thousand dollar fine if convicted.

Both are scheduled to be arraigned May 13th.