Assisted living resident charged with murdering caregiver

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A resident of an assisted living home in Alaska has been changed with murdering a woman who cared for him.

The Anchorage Police Department reported that Gilbert Nashookpuk, 25, called the department at 12:05 a.m. Saturday morning to say he had “strangled, kicked and punched” to death his caregiver, Glenna Wyllie, 57, about two hours earlier because she “had made him angry.” Nashookpuk said he hid Wyllie's body behind a freezer in the basement of the Eye to Eye Assisted Living Home and then left on foot, according to the alert posted online.

One set of officers found Nashookpuk and took him into custody without incident while another set of officers located Wyllie's body at the assisted living community where Nashookpuk said it would be, according to the police department. Nashookpuk has been charged with one count of first-degree murder and one count of second-degree murder and is in jail.

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