ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – Anchorage police have arrested two suspects in an August 2017 beating that left a man with brain, skull and hand injuries.
Police on Sunday arrested 28-year-old Faamanu Vaifanua (fah-ah-MAH-noo vif-fan-OO-ah), who goes by “Junior,” and 29-year-old Macauther Vaifanua.
A third suspect, 25-year-old Rex Faumui (fah-oo-MOO-ee), remains at large and was described as armed and dangerous.
The three were indicted on charges of attempted murder, kidnapping and assault in the beating of 34-year-old Abshir Mohamed, who was stomped, beaten with a baseball bat and metal broom handle and delivered to a hospital in an animal cage.
Police found Junior Vaifanua at a home near Lake Otis Parkway and 88th Avenue. He was arrested as he tried to flee.
Macauther Vaifanua turned himself in a few hours later at the Anchorage jail.
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