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South African Brian Steven Smith was arrested after videos were found on a digital memory card depicting a woman being assaulted and killed.South African Brian Steven Smith was arrested after videos were found on a digital memory card depicting a woman being assaulted and killed.

A South African man was arrested in Anchorage, Alaska, on Tuesday after being linked to a murder case through a memory card allegedly containing videos and photos of him strangling a woman.A South African man was arrested in Anchorage, Alaska, on Tuesday after being linked to a murder case through a memory card allegedly containing videos and photos of him strangling a woman.

SA man arrested on murder charge in Alaska, bail set at R7.6m

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Child pornography found on the cellphone of an Alaska murder suspect led to the arrest of an Indiana man. Federal prosecutors on Tuesday released newly unsealed documents and announced the arrest of Darin Schilmiller, 21, of New Salisbury, Indiana.ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Child pornography found on the cellphone of an Alaska murder suspect led to the arrest of an Indiana man. Federal prosecutors on Tuesday released newly unsealed documents and announced the arrest of Darin Schilmiller, 21, of New Salisbury, Indiana. He is charged with production of visual depiction of minors in sexually explicit conduct and attempted receipt of those depictions.

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Child pornography found on the cellphone of an Alaska murder suspect led to the arrest of an Indiana man. Federal prosecutors on Tuesday released newly unsealed documents and announced the arrest of Darin Schilmiller, 21, of New Salisbury, Indiana.ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Child pornography found on the cellphone of an Alaska murder suspect led to the arrest of an Indiana man. Federal prosecutors on Tuesday released newly unsealed documents and announced the arrest of Darin Schilmiller, 21, of New Salisbury, Indiana. He is charged with production of visual depiction of minors in sexually explicit conduct and attempted receipt of those depictions.

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Brian Smith was arrested as he flew into Anchorage airport in AlaskaBrian Smith was arrested as he flew into Anchorage airport in Alaska

Alaska man arrested after discarded memory card revealed brutal assault and murder

Alaska cops charged an Anchorage man with murder Tuesday after shocking videos found on a mysterious memory card allegedly captured the suspect assaulting and killing a woman whose remains were recently discovered near a highway.Alaska cops charged an Anchorage man with murder Tuesday after shocking videos found on a mysterious memory card allegedly captured the suspect assaulting and killing a woman whose remains were recently discovered near a highway.

An Anchorage man was arrested this week and charged with murder after a stranger found a memory card with dozens of videos and photos of him beating a woman to death in a hotel room.An Anchorage man was arrested this week and charged with murder after a stranger found a memory card with dozens of videos and photos of him beating a woman to death in a hotel room.

Alaska man charged in woman’s hotel murder after memory card found with footage of attack - New York Daily News

A SD memory card filled with videos of a brutal murder found in the streets of Alaska led Anchorage police to a murder charge.The memory card was labeled "homicide at midtown Marriott" and contained 39 images and 12 videos of an assault and murder.

A digital memory card found on a street in Alaska's largest city contained videos of a woman being strangled and pictures of her face down in the back of a truck, according to police and a charging document released Wednesday.A digital memory card found on a street in Alaska's largest city contained videos of a woman being strangled and pictures of her face down in the back of a truck, according to police and a charging document released Wednesday.

Memory card depicting woman's killing found in street; man charged | CTV News

"One of the first questions that detectives had to answer was, 'Was this staged, or did this really happen?'" says an official with the Anchorage Police Department. Unfortunately, it... Crime News Summaries. | NewserDiscovery of SD card leads to arrest for woman's murder in Alaska

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A digital memory card found on a street in Alaska's largest city contained videos of a woman being strangled and pictures of her face down in the back of a truck, according to police and a charging document released Wednesday.A digital memory card found on a street in Alaska's largest city contained videos of a woman being strangled and pictures of her face down in the back of a truck, according to police and a charging document released Wednesday. Anchorage police believe human remains found along a highway earlier this month are those of the woman. Authorities said they are working to identify her and her manner of death.

Anchorage Police: Memory card depicts woman’s killing, man in custody | WHNT.com

A digital memory card found on a street in Anchorage, Alaska contained videos of a woman being strangled and pictures of her face down in the back of a truck, according to police and a charging document released Wednesday.A digital memory card found on a street in Anchorage, Alaska contained videos of a woman being strangled and pictures of her face down in the back of a truck, according to police and a charging document released Wednesday.

Memory card found on street with brutal video, photos leads to Alaska man's murder arrest | 6abc.com

The woman had no idea what was on the memory card she was about to access. She recently found it on the ground near her neighborhood grocery store in Anchorage and was curious about its contents - especially when she noticed its unusual label: "Homicide." Then, she opened it. The horrifying photos and videos she found inside were "instrumental" in the arrest of Brian Steven Smith, 48, Anchorage police said Wednesday. Smith is accused of strangling and beating an unidentified woman in a hotel room early last month and leaving her body near a stretch of highway south of the city, according to a news release. "Had the citizen not called us after she found the video card, we would not have been able to solve this crime as quickly as we did," Anchorage Police Department spokesman MJ Thim told KTVA. Smith was arrested Tuesday and charged with first-degree murder. He appeared in court Wednesday, and a judge set his bail at a combined $750,000 cash bond, the Anchorage Daily News reported. It is not clear whether Smith has an attorney. Authorities learned about the memory card on Sept. 30, when the woman called to report a disturbing discovery, according to KTUU. The storage device she had picked up off the street contained footage of a brutal killing, she said. When investigators looked into the files, they found 39 photos and 12 videos that allegedly show a naked woman with long dark hair, who appears to be a native Alaskan, being assaulted and strangled by a man in a hotel room, the Daily News reported, citing an arrest affidavit. Police said the SD card was labeled "Homicide at midtown Marriott." The man could be seen on video laughing as he choked the woman, at one point even stepping on her throat, the affidavit said. In another clip, he yelled at the woman to "just . ....

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