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Police charge 3 additional people in woman’s killing

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – Alaska police have arrested and charged three additional people in the killing of an Anchorage woman.

The Anchorage Daily News reports that 19-year-old Caleb Leyland and two juveniles have been charged in connection with the June 2 death of 19-year-old Cynthia Hoffman.

Police say 18-year-old Denali Brehmer and 16-year-old Kayden McIntosh were previously charged with first-degree murder.

Leyland faces charges of first-degree murder and first-degree conspiracy to commit murder.

Authorities say Leyland provided Brehmer and McIntosh with a vehicle.

Police say Brehmer told them she directed McIntosh to use a 9mm handgun she was carrying to shoot Hoffman in the head.

Police say Leyland told officers that he, McIntosh, Brehmer and the male and female juveniles agreed to kill Hoffman near Thunderbird Falls, 27 miles (43 kilometers) northeast of Anchorage.

Information from: Anchorage Daily News, http://www.adn.com

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