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Daniel Nick, age 25, is accused of strangling his pregnant girlfriend until she blacked out.
Courtesy of State Trooper Nicholas Hayes.

Daniel Nick was arrested in Kwethluk earlier today. The 25-year-old is accused of brutally strangling his pregnant girlfriend, who survived the alleged attack. He was incarcerated at Bethel’s Yukon Kuskokwim Correctional Center (YKCC) awaiting trial, but escaped custody last week.

The State of Alaska courthouse in Bethel, Alaska.
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Last year, Bethel resident Garrett Walters was charged with sexually assaulting a family member. A jury found him to be innocent of all charges on Tuesday evening.

Daniel Nick, age 25, is accused of strangling his pregnant girlfriend until she blacked out.
Courtesy of State Trooper Nicholas Hayes.

Five days ago, a man accused of strangling his pregnant girlfriend escaped from custody and hasn’t been seen since. According to Trooper Nicholas Hayes he is considered “extremely violent and very dangerous.”

Last Sunday, State Troopers arrested an Emmonak resident for strangling his girlfriend.

This article was updated with further reporting on December 12, 2017

Kipnuk resident Nace Paul was convicted of sexual assault last night, although the jury did not find him guilty of all charges.


The State of Alaska courthouse in Bethel, Alaska.
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Yesterday was the first day in the trial of Garrett Walters of Bethel, who is charged with multiple counts of sexual assault and abuse.


A missing Nunapitchuk resident was found alive and well last weekend, then promptly arrested.

A woman found lying in the snow outside of Bethel Thursday night died Friday in the hospital.  Police are investigating the death of Sandra Frye, whose body is being transported for an autopsy.

Two weeks ago, a woman fatally overdosed on heroin in the home of William “Billy” Aloysius, age 33. Law enforcement has been looking for Aloysius ever since.

Yesterday was the first day in the trial of Nace Paul, a Kipnuk resident accused of sexual assault.

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