Woman murdered in McGrath

    McGrath, Alaska (KINY) - Alaska State Troopers said Glenn Holmberg, 46, was held to face charges in the death of a McGrath woman on June 28.

    Holmberg has been charged with murder in the first degree in the death of Carol Whalen, 50 of McGrath.

    An Alaska Wildlife Trooper in McGrath was notified of a deceased female in the community just after noon on Sunday.

    He contacted Alaska State Troopers after he confirmed the death.

    The trooper also came into contact with Holmberg and detained him for investigative purposes.

    Troopers said the investigation is ongoing.

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