Suspect in fatal assault arrested in Fairbanks

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) — A woman died while being taken to a Fairbanks hospital after being assaulted by a male suspect Friday afternoon according to Alaska State Troopers.

AST says that reports of an assault on Carnegie Street in Fairbanks were received shortly after 3 p.m. Friday.

Troopers and EMS found the female victim with life-threatening injuries. She died on the way to the hospital.

A male suspect fled the area, but was found and taken into custody shortly after 4:30 p.m. Friday.

The victim has not yet been named pending notification of family.

The suspect has also not yet been named pending formal criminal charges.

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