Derick Kroener of Dillingham was discovered dead at a Chugiak residence Saturday afternoon in Anchorage. Kroener was 50.
Anchorage Police were called to the scene, and classified the death as "undetermined or accidental". The state's medical examiner will conduct an autopsy and toxicology report.
Kroener was set to go to trial this month in Dillingham on charges stemming from a 2011 arrest for the possession and intent to distribute heroin.