Akiachak Man Charged In Death Of Brother

Nov 19, 2019

An Akiachak man has been charged with murder after shooting his brother in September. According to an Alaska State Troopers dispatch, Robert Snyder, age 32, was arrested on Thursday for the death of his older brother, Tom Snyder, who was 36.

In September, Robert Snyder shot his brother with a 12-gauge shotgun after an argument over alcohol, and then turned the gun on himself. He survived, and was medevaced to Seattle for life-threatening injuries.

Robert Snyder has been taken to the Yukon Kuskokwim Correctional Center in Bethel. His next hearing is scheduled for Nov. 25.