Acting U.S. Attorney for Alaska Bryan Schroder announces federal murder charges against John Pearl Smith II Thursday in Anchorage. An indictment says Smith killed Ben Gross and Crystal Denardi in June 2016 and wounded a third person while attempting to rob them near Wasilla. Schroder said federal prosecutors may seek the death penalty in the case. (Dan Joling | The Associated Press)

Alaska man faces federal murder charges, death penalty

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