SME Identifies Big Lake remains, Rules Homicide


Following the State Medical Examiner’s report released on Wednesday, troopers have released the name of the person whose remains were located in a remote Big Lake location on April 3rd.

Troopers revealed that the remains are those of 57-year-old Wasilla resident Dolly Hampton. Hampton was reported missing on December 6th, 2018 by a family member.

Hampton’s death has been ruled a homicide by the SME’s office in Anchorage. Troopers say that they have identified a suspect in her death and report that that person is currently incarcerated in an unrelated crime.

Troopers have notified Hampton’s next of kin in the continuing investigation.

Image: 57-year-old Dolly Hampton. Image-Mat-Su Crime Stoppers