State charges 2 Klawock men for beating death prompted by Facebook post


March 29, 2023

JUNEAU (AP) — Two Southeast Alaska men face charges in the beating death of a man who was attacked because of a social media post, according to an investigator’s affidavit.

Moses S. Blanchard, 22, and Blaise A. Dilts, 21, of Klawock, face charges of second-degree murder, manslaughter and burglary in the death of 80-year-old Lincoln Peratrovich, according to state court records.

The two men made their first appearance in court in Klawock on March 22.

The investigation is being conducted by the Alaska Bureau of Investigation, which falls under the Alaska State Troopers. The city of Klawock on Pr...

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