UPDATE: Troopers identify Wasilla woman found dead in a driveway


Alaska State Troopers have identified the woman killed in Wasilla Sunday.

Troopers say 32-year-old Susanna Clawson's body was found in the driveway.

Edwin Clawson was arrested for murder.

He is due in court in Palmer on March 26.

Original Story
Alaska State Troopers have arrested a 39-year-old man for the murder of a woman in Wasilla.

Troopers say around 9:39 p.m. Sunday they received a request for a welfare check on a family member.

17 minutes later AST arrived at the residence in Wasilla and discovered 39-year-old Edwin Clawson in the driveway.

When a trooper approached Clawson and shined his flashlight in his direction, the trooper discovered the body of a dead woman lying on the ground.

Clawson was detained and a scene.

Once a scene investigation was complete, Clawson was subsequently arrested for Murder in the Second Degree and taken to the Mat-Su Pretrial Facility in Palmer where he was held without bail pending arraignment.

AST says the investigation is ongoing.

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