ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Alaska State Troopers say a man has been arrested in connection to the body found in a ditch at the beginning of November.

Troopers say 37-year-old Anchorage resident Justin A. Brunsvold was arrested Saturday. He is being held in jail on $100,000 bail.

Brunsvold was arrested in connection to 32-year-old Wasilla resident Patrick McMullen’s body being found Nov. 2 on an ATV trail that runs alongside Parks Highway. McMullen’s vehicle was found parked in a pullout at milepost 59.

Troopers said the incident is being investigated as a homicide. They had asked the public for tips from anyone who might have witnessed suspicious activity in the area.

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