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Fairbanks police seek leads in 2013 fire death

By Associated Press 10:35 AM June 20, 2014
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) –

Fairbanks police are appealing to the public for new information on the fire death of a man in 2013.

Johnny Druck Wallis on Jan. 1, 2013, was found on fire on the floor of the city’s downtown post office.

The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (http://bit.ly/UUxwK9) reports Wallis died four days later.

Police are seeking information on a man who had been with Wallis.

Employees of a restaurant, Bobby’s Downtown, spotted the fire. They crossed Third Avenue to put out the flames.

Police say they have found no evidence that anyone held a grudge against Wallis.

Investigators found no evidence that the fire was set with an accelerant such as gasoline.

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Information from: Fairbanks (Alaska) Daily News-Miner, http://www.newsminer.com

(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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