The woman found dead Tuesday in Fairview is a 26-year-old from Hooper Bay who had been living in Anchorage for "some time," according to the Anchorage Police Department.
Jessica Lake was found outside near 13th Avenue between Gambell and Hyder streets.
Investigators and medics responded to the scene, where Lake was pronounced deceased.
Hyder was temporarily closed while investigators scoured the area for evidence.
Anyone with information about Lake's death is asked to contact APD at 907-786-8900 or to provide information anonymously to Anchorage Crime Stoppers by calling 907-561-STOP.