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Fairbanks Death Investigation
Police find body of Fairbanks woman in apartment.
Investigators say a 27-year-old Fairbanks woman likely bled to death after accidentally cutting herself.
Megan Wachter was found dead in her downtown Fairbanks apartment on Friday.
The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner says a report from the state medical examiner's officer found she likely cut herself by accident with a household object.
Fairbanks police detective Peyton Merideth tells the newspaper
they are awaiting toxicology reports, but alcohol likely played a
role in the death.
She was found in her apartment on the eighth floor of the
Wachter was a clerk at Big Ray's clothing. Police were alerted
by her co-workers when she didn't show up for work.