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Statement on 25-year-old Fairbanks Cold Case

Feb 15, 2019

February 15, 2019 (Juneau, Alaska) – Alaska Governor Michael J. Dunleavy today released this following statement in response to the arrest made in the 25-year old cold-case murder of Sophie Sergie:

“I commend the Department of Public Safety and the Department of Law for their exemplary work in cracking open a cold case that has haunted the family of Sophie Sergie and the UAF community for decades,” said Governor Dunleavy. “While today’s arrest may bring a measure of relief to Sophie’s family and friends, First Lady Rose and I know nothing can completely heal their pain and sense of loss. We hope and pray for Sophie’s family as the case unfolds in the judicial system in the months ahead.”