ANCHORAGE — A 37-year-old homeless Anchorage man is being held on suspicion of second-degree murder in the death of his girlfriend.
Anchorage police said Jeffrey McCracken is suspected of killing 48-year-old Susan Ragan, who also was homeless.
Police at 3:40 a.m. Wednesday took a call from McCracken.
He reported Ragan was unconscious and not breathing at their campsite behind Tyson Elementary School in northeast Anchorage.
Ragan was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead.
Police said McCracken used physical force that killed Ragan.