The man accused of murdering Sophie Sergie (SUR-ghee) in a university dormitory 26 years ago is being arraigned in Fairbanks on Wednesday. He was handed into Alaska custody last week by Federal Marshals and is now in Fairbanks.
Steven Downs was extradited from Maine, where he was arrested on February 15 of this year, by Maine State Police. He was held in Androscoggin County Jail in Auburn, where he lives. then transferred to Federal Custody before arriving in Alaska last week.