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Press Release

Anchorage Man Indicted for Manslaughter

July 28, 2021

(Anchorage, AK) – Yesterday, an Anchorage grand jury indicted 23 year-old Vincent Henry Friday for killing Shelbey Skondovitch on April 25, 2021, on Ingra St. near E 20th Ave.  Mr. Friday was indicted on one count of manslaughter. He is also charged with driving under the influence and violation of conditions of release.

If convicted at trial, Mr. Friday face sentences of up to 20 years imprisonment.

These charges are only allegations and are not evidence of guilt. All defendants are presumed innocent and are entitled to a fair trial at which the prosecution must prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.

The Superior Court has issued a warrant for the arrest of Mr. Friday in the amount of $50,000 cash performance and requiring a Third-Party Custodian be appointed. He will be arraigned before the Superior Court in Anchorage after the warrant is served.

CONTACT: Anchorage Assistant District Attorney Daniel Shorey at (907) 269-6300 or daniel.shorey@alaska.gov.

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Department Media Contact: Assistant Attorney General Grace Lee.