Anchorage 40.0 °F
Fairbanks 34.0 °F
Juneau 34.0 °F
Anchorage Police: 4 Arrested in Beaten Teen Case
Anchorage police say four men are in custody in the case of a teenager beaten and left for dead in September in a vacant Anchorage house.
ANCHORAGE- Anchorage police say four men are in custody in the case of a teenager beaten and left for dead in September in a vacant Anchorage house.
Two were already in custody, and the last two were arrested late Monday and early Tuesday.
Police in a statement said 19-year-old Iosia Fiso, 20-year-old Trevvor Trobough, 22-year-old Michael Liufau and 21-year-old Tye Manning are each accused of assault and hindering prosecution. Liufau also faces a count of coercion.
Police said 18-year-old James Clinton has awakened from a coma and is recovering from near-fatal injuries.
A mysterious note was dropped off Sept. 16 at the University of Alaska Anchorage Police Department, saying a teenager had been severely beaten and left to die. Police found Clinton in a locked house that was scheduled for demolition.