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Anchorage Man Indicted for January 2015 Double Homicide

September 11, 2015

On September 10, 2015, 22 year old Anchorage resident Michael Reynold was indicted for his alleged role in the January 27, 2015 double homicide of Christian Haynes and Krystal Hawk. The homicide investigation determined that Mr. Haynes was shot and killed in an East Anchorage residence. Ms. Hawk was shot in the same residence but died at the Alaska Native Medical Center.

Reynold was indicted on two counts of murder in the first degree, one count of misconduct involving weapons in the second degree, and one count of tampering with physical evidence. If convicted, Reynold faces a sentence of 20 to 99 years in prison for each murder count. He also faces a sentence of up to 10 years for misconduct involving weapons in the second degree and a sentence of up to five years for tampering with physical evidence. Sentencing is based on the judge’s view of the seriousness of the crime and the offender’s criminal history, if any.

The indictment is only a charge and is not evidence of guilt. Defendants are presumed innocent. The State must prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.

The Anchorage District Attorney’s Office and the Anchorage Police Department believe there are additional suspects remaining from this double homicide. The investigation is ongoing. If you have any additional information about this homicide, you can call the Anchorage Police Department at 786-8900 or you can contact Anchorage Crime Stoppers anonymously at 561-STOP or www.anchoragecrimestoppers.com.

Contact Anchorage District Attorney Clint Campion at (907) 269-6324 or at clinton.campion@alaska.gov.

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