Fairbanks Police Investigating Man Found Dead On 17th Ave As Homicide

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Officers with the Fairbanks Police Department say they're investigating a death in South Fairbanks over the weekend as a homicide.

At approximately 10:20 pm on Sunday, the Fairbanks Police Department responded to 726 17th Avenue after a report of suspicious circumstances.

Upon arrival, officers found and identified 47-year-old Guy Mitchell Yazzie as deceased.
His next of kin has been notified.

Fairbanks police say an autopsy confirmed suspicions that the death was a homicide.

Fairbanks police haven't released the names of any suspects or people of interest in the investigation, and they're asking the public for help.

If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact Detective Peyton Merideth at 907-450-6553.

"We are looking for anyone that has information on this incident to contact the Fairbanks Police, you don't have to give your name, you can contact our investigation division or you can even call 911. We know that a number of people were probably inside the residence when this incident occurred and we need for those people to come forward."