Man Arrested Following Death of Teenage Girl, Charged with Sex Abuse

by Ben Matheson on April 14, 2015

Courtesy APD.

Courtesy APD.

A man who was with a 14-year-old girl when she was found dead in Anchorage has been arrested. Anchorage police on Monday arrested 45-year-old Stewart W. Emery Jr. for one count of Sexual Abuse of a Minor in the second degree.

Megan Sophie Johnson, who was living in Anchorage and is originally from Napaskiak was found dead in Anchorage outside of a church. Police say Emery was with the girl when she was found deceased on April 12th on Muldoon Road.

Alcohol is believed to be a factor. The exact cause of her death will be determined once toxicology results come back. Police also questioned the girl’s 15-year-old boyfriend. Emery was taken to the Anchorage Jail. Arraignment was expected on Tuesday.

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