An 18-year-old turned himself in for a suspicious death that happened in August, police in Anchorage report.

The Anchorage Police Department stated Diques Esaw came forward Monday evening. Online court records show he was charged Oct. 4.

On the night of Aug. 30, police dispatch received a call about a person with a self-inflicted gunshot wound inside a home on Alora Loop. When officers arrived, they found a man with a wound on his upper body.

"Officers administered life-saving measures until our partners at the Anchorage Fire Department arrived," police said. "The victim was pronounced dead a short time later."

The victim was later identified as 19-year-old Lamore Lapitre.

Initial online court records show Esaw is charged with manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide. 

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