Trevor Babcock, age 42, is custody as a suspect in a homicide that left a person dead in a burning car early in the morning of Nov. 22.
Babcock was remanded at the Anchorage Jail booked him into the Anchorage Jail on two counts of Murder II, Arson I, and Tampering with Physical Evidence. It’s the 27th homicide recorded in Anchorage in 2019, one shy of the total homicides in the city in 2018.
The dead person was found in the light-colored SUV after firefighters put the fire near E. 22nd Avenue and More Street, near Cheney Lake Park, which is east of Boniface Parkway. The identity of the deceased has not yet been released.
Babcock has a long string of prior contacts with the Alaska Court System, dating back to when he was just 20 years old and popped for shoplifting. In 2016, he was found guilty of Harassment 1, and in 2018 and 2019 he faced eviction from different dwellings.
One of his recent addresses was in the Malaspina Trailer Park in East Anchorage.