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Family, Fairbanks police seek public’s help on homicide case

By Hope Miller 8:21 PM May 29, 2014
ANCHORAGE –

Fairbanks police and a man’s family are asking for help to solve a 20-year-old homicide.

Twenty years ago this May, David “Barry” McNulty was fatally shot at the Garden Island, a deli and grocery store in the historic part of Fairbanks, said Fairbanks Police Department spokeswoman Amber Courtney.

Despite an investigation with multiple leads, the case went cold. Now, authorities are asking for additional information. This is what police say they know:

On May 30, 1994, at 11:07 p.m., Fairbanks police responded to a “panic alarm” at the store, located at 246 Illinois St. A responding officer was nearby and made it to Garden Island within a minute of being dispatched.

When the officer made it to the scene, he found McNulty, the clerk, dead from a gunshot wound. A robbery had taken place and McNulty was the only employee in the store at the time.

A family member had contacted McNulty at the store shortly before 11 p.m. That family member had planned to pick him up when the store closed. By the time the relative arrived, police cars were already in the parking lot in response to the alarm and shooting.

NcNulty was married and a father with five children, police said. One of his daughters graduated high school just three days before he was killed. Since his passing, there have been more graduations, three weddings, the birth of four grandkids and other events McNulty wasn’t able to be a part of.

Per his family’s request, FPD is asking for help from the public. People can contact Detective Scott Adams at 450-6552 with information.

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