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Troopers investigate Mat-Su murder

By KTVA CBS 11 News 11:58 AM March 13, 2014

The body of Frank L. Pushruk, 45, was found near mile 52 of the Glenn Highway

Update Monday, 10 p.m.

A suspect has been identified as 17-year-old Jacob Allen Dvorak of Palmer, according to a Thursday trooper report. He was arrested on one count of first-degree murder and remanded to the Mat-Su Pretrial Facility without bail.

Original story

ANCHORAGE – The death of a man in the Matanuska Valley late Wednesday night is being investigated as a homicide, Alaska State Troopers said.

The body of Palmer resident Frank L. Pushruk, 45, was discovered after troopers received a report that someone had been shot and killed near mile 52 of the Glenn Highway just before midnight Wednesday.

Pushruk’s body was taken to the State Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy, troopers said, and the investigation is ongoing.

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