Refine Search

Young murder victim lived creative, complicated life

Brendan McGee was murdered less than a day after he saw his mother for the last time...whose previous arrests put him on local law enforcement's radar, shot Brendan McGee over a $500 payment for a gun, according to police reports. Friends...
Shooting suspect arrested

...charged with second-degree murder and tampering with evidence in connection with the shooting death of 22-year-old Brendan McGee, of Kenai, on July 16. The Southern Special Emergency Reaction Team was activated Friday morning and surrounded...
'Dealt with' him : Murder suspect had previous run-ins with the law

...Both cases were eventually dismissed. In July of 2010, Ludvick, 44, was charged with the murder of 22-year-old Brendan McGee. The case is ongoing. Police say Ludvick's previous arrests put him on their radar, but that only goes so far...
Local judge stands for retention

...term include the Lyle Ludvick and Jesse Gibson trials - both involved deaths. Ludvick, who was charged with killing Brendan McGee, was sentenced to seven years in prison following a plea agreement. Gibson, who pleaded "no contest" to fatally...
McGee killed over $500 gun

Brendan McGee was shot in the head with a shotgun at close range following an argument over a $500 payment for a gun, according to court documents...
Shooting victim 'fell into the wrong hands'

Brendan McGee moved quickly through the ranks as an employee at Mykel's Restaurant and Lounge. He began working as a dishwasher at the Soldotna...
Search for shooter continues

Troopers continue to investigate the Brendan McGee homicide but have not released any new information. McGee, 22, was shot and killed July 16 at 47895 Andrews Ave. in Soldotna...
Report: Gun dispute ends in death; McGee reportedly shot over payment

Brendan McGee was shot in the head with a shotgun at close range during an argument over a $500 payment for a gun, according to court documents...
'Winstin' had world of potential

There are a few things missing from Wednesday's article concerning the murder of Brendan McGee. It paints a picture of a troubled youth whose greatest accomplishment was excelling at washing dishes. "Winstin," as he liked...
Troopers: No more information on McGee homicide in Soldotna

Alaska State Troopers continued their investigation into the shooting of 23-year-old Brendan McGee in Soldotna last Friday, but released no more information Monday. Trooper spokesperson Beth Ipsen said that the homicide investigation...


  • 150 Trading Bay Rd, Kenai, AK 99611
  • Switchboard: 907-283-7551
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-283-3584
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-283-3299
  • Business Fax: 907-283-3299
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-335-1257
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback