Unidentified Body Off S. Birchwood Loop
Anchorage Police officers are standing guard over an unidentified body off the S. Birchwood Loop in Chugiak awaiting the arrival of the APD forensics team to document the scene where the body was found a couple of hours ago. Officers on scene had no details regarding probable cause of death and were not releasing any information regarding gender of the body covered by a whitish-colored tarp. Upon arrival at the scene, the ECHO News noted a pair of red tennis shoes sitting on the ground near the edge of the tarp. Officers placed the shoes under the tarp while the ECHO News was on scene. Traffic was not impeded on the country road that serves as a feeder between the Glenn Highway and the Old Glenn Highway as of 6 p,m. As of 8:30pm the body has been removed from the site and the police presence was also gone.