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 Barricaded Male Found Unresponsive After 10-Hour Standoff With Police 


Police Department

Anchorage Police Department

Press Release

January 27, 2014

Contact:  Jennifer Castro

APD Public Information Officer

786-8571 Office


Subject: Identity of Deceased Male Involved in Sunday Standoff with Police
Case: 14-3789


Anchorage police have positively identified the male involved in a 10-hour standoff with police at a South Anchorage residence yesterday as 28-year-old Iqqagak Glen Miller (he goes by “Glen”). His next of kin have been notified. Miller was found deceased inside the residence after police were called to respond to a domestic disturbance involving a firearm at the home. An autopsy is being conducted and a determination as to his cause of death will be pending toxicology results.

Original Press Release on Sunday, January 26, 2014:

Anchorage police discovered an unresponsive male inside of a South Anchorage residence after a 10-hour standoff with police.

Police responded to the residence on the 9000 block of William Jones Circle at 5:30 a.m. after a report was made that a male subject had threatened to kill a female inside the residence. It was reported to police that the male was armed. The female was able to leave the residence and went to a neighbor's for help. Police attempted to make contact with the barricaded male to get him to safely come out of the residence, but he did not. SWAT was called out to the scene just before 10 a.m. to assist police with apprehending the male suspect. A variety of less lethal tools were used during police response including a PA system, noise frequencies and gas, none of which resulted in the male peacefully surrendering to police. Just after 3:00 p.m. police were able to make entry into the residence. An unresponsive male was located inside. The male was declared deceased at  the scene in what appeared to be a self-inflicted death. The medical examiner will determine the cause of death. Police do believe alcohol was a factor in this incident. The male's identity will not be released until positive identification and next of kin notifications have been made.




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