Suspect arrested in Juneau transit center death

Juneau police have arrested a suspect wanted in connection with the June 30 deadly assault of a 56-year-old Juneau man found unconscious at the Downtown Transit Center.

Police are searching for David V. Evenson, 51, of Juneau. Evenson is the suspect in a fatal assault of another Juneau man in downtown. (Photo courtesy Juneau Police Department)
Police arrested and charged David V. Evenson, 51, of Juneau (pictured) in connection with the June 30 killing of Aaron G. Monette. (Photo courtesy Juneau Police Department)

Police took David V. Evenson, 51, into custody about 1:45 p.m. Friday and transferred him to Lemon Creek Correctional Center. He is being held without bail.

He faces felony charges, including second-degree murder, in connection with the death of Aaron G. Monette, who a 911 caller told police had been kicked in the head by another man at the downtown bus terminal.

Police say responding officers found Monette lying unconscious. He was sent to Bartlett Regional Hospital and later medevaced to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. He died on July 4.

Jacob Resneck, CoastAlaska

Jacob Resneck is CoastAlaska's regional news director based in Juneau. CoastAlaska is our partner in Southeast Alaska. KTOO collaborates with partners across the state to cover important news and to share stories with our audiences.

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