ANCHORAGE, Alaska — UPDATE: All three men charged with the murder of Harvey Albright are in police custody.
Anchorage police found remains Tuesday night believed to be those of a man reported missing last week, and have charged three people with his murder.
According to APD spokesperson Lt. Dave Parker, detectives believe Harvey “Charley” Albright, who was reported missing last Wednesday, was killed by Carl Leedom and Kennith Upton, both 23-year-old Eagle River residents, and 24-year-old Chugiak resident Philip Floor.
Officials say Leedom threatened to kill Albright for stealing a backpack containing cash and other items, and confronted him about it last Tuesday night at Upton’s Eagle River house, where Albright was spending the night.
Early the next morning Leedom invited Floor to Upton’s house and they allegedly began to beat Albright to “teach him a lesson.” The sound awakened Upton, who also began to beat Albright. Leedom then pistol-whipped Albright, who stopped breathing during the attack.