Woman charged in hit-and-run that killed 2 in Metlakatla

A Palmer woman has been indicted on murder, manslaughter and assault charges for an alleged hit-and-run in Metlakatla that resulted in the deaths of her 3-year-old son and her brother, as well as injuring the child’s father.

Alecia A. Henderson, 27, was taken into custody on a court-ordered warrant May 2; the indictments were issued May 4.

Ketchikan District Court Judge Kristian Pickrell set Henderson's bail at a $500,000 appearance bond, with 10% cash requirement. Pickrell also stipulated that Henderson could not be released from custody until a court-approved third-party custodian had been a...


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