Woman with stab wound found dead in Anchorage park

Posted: Friday, July 16, 2010

ANCHORAGE - Anchorage police say a woman found dead in a park with an apparent stab wound has been identified as 22-year-old Brittini Gilliam.

Police say her body was found shortly before 1:30 a.m. Wednesday near a small pond in the Helen Louise McDowell Sanctuary, within municipal park land on the east side of the Seward Highway.

Gilliam had what appeared to be a stab wound to her torso.

The death was first reported by KTUU-TV.

Police say homicide detectives are investigating but the manner of death has not been determined.

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