INFORMATION RELEASE

Subject: Death Investigation
Date: 2022-09-22
From: Lieutenant Krag Campbell
Case or Incident: #2022-09210053
Summary:

On 09/21/2022, at about 3:55 p.m., the Juneau Police Department received a report of a deceased female found on the Brotherhood Bridge trail. The female was located approximately 200 yards from the trailhead parking lot near Glacier Highway. JPD responded to the scene and confirmed the woman was deceased.  The cause of the death is considered suspicious and is being investigated as a homicide.

JPD has identified and located a person of interest in connection to this investigation. JPD is continuing to ask the community to stay away from the area of Brotherhood Bridge trail until further notice.

The deceased has been identified as a 55-year-old female Juneau resident. Next of kin has been notified. JPD will release the name of the deceased woman on September 22nd.

The public is encouraged to contact JPD on our business line at (907) 586-0600, if they observed any unusual activity in the area of Brotherhood Bridge, during the afternoon of 09/21/2022. Anonymous tips can be made through www.juneaucrimeline.com.

*** Updated 09/22/2022 at 3:00 p.m. ***

​The deceased female is identified as 55-year-old Faith Marie Rogers. Her body is being sent to the Medical Examiner's Office in Anchorage for an autopsy.

JPD remains on scene at the Brotherhood Bridge trail and we are still asking for people to stay away from the area until further notice.

The person who has been identified by JPD as a person of interest in this incident was questioned and released.  No arrests have been made at this time and the investigation is on-going.

*** Updated 09/22/2022 at 5:00 p.m. ***

JPD has released the scene at the Brotherhood Bridge trail and it is open to the public.

All factual allegations contained in this release are based upon preliminary investigation and are subject to change or clarification as the investigation continues. Any charges reported in this release are merely accusations and all persons named in this release are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

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