A Woman Was Kidnapped While Walking in Alaska, Then Tortured And Murder. Police Said They Just Caught The Suspect.

Source: Homer police; MEGA

May 10 2022, Published 1:25 p.m. ET

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A man has been arrested in connection to the cold case murder of a person in Alaska in 2019.

On May 9, police in Homer, Alaska, announced the arrest of Kirby Foleni Calderwood, 32, in connection to the case.

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Anesha “Duffy” Murane, 38, went missing on Oct. 17, 2019. Homer police said they have investigated the case since.

The Homer News reported that court documents alleged Calderwood picked up Murane as she walked to a doctor’s appointment. He then took her to the home of his then-girlfriend’s parents where he sexually assaulted and tortured the victim.

Calderwood then allegedly killed Murane.

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In mid-April, a person called police and provided detail about the case, including the fact that Calderwood had the victim’s watch, according to the Homer News. Caldwerwood also had a missing person’s flyer of Murane in his home.

Investigators said that Calderwood knew the victim through their jobs and when his girlfriend left town, he made plans to torture someone. After the kidnapping, he tortured the victim until she died.

Calderwood was charged with kidnapping, first-degree murder, second-degree murder and tampering with physical evidence.


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