1 AZ Domestic Violence Related s1998 Name Date of Age Children Cause of Location Relationship of Accused to Victim 1. Irene Ramirez a Bludgeoned Glendale Boyfriend 2. Gilbert Rojas Sr. - 2 Beaten San Xavier Sons 3. Mariela Alvarado Jan Stabbed Tucson Common-Law Husband 4. Wyett Earp Peak Jan Gun Shot Tucson Wife 5. Pearl Chavez Feb Gun Shot Tempe Boyfriend 6. Rebecca Nash Feb Beaten Whiteriver Boyfriend 7. Laura Munoz Feb Stabbed Phoenix Boyfriend 8. William Legen Feb Phoenix Wife 9. Farrah Armstrong Feb Gun Shot Three Points Brother 10. Frank Williams Feb Gun Shot Three Points Fiance s Brother 11. Delores Smith Feb Gun Shot - Husband 12. Vanessa Fausto March Phoenix Raymond Fausto March Phoenix Lucille Chee March Beaten Phoenix Boyfriend 15. Cassie Parker March Gun Shot Phoenix Step-father 16. Lisa Barnes April Stabbed Glendale Husband* 17. April 7 Glendale Suicide 18. Sandra Martinez April Gun Shot Tucson Boyfriend* 19. April 18 Gunshot Tucson Suicide 20. Misty Brown April Gun Shot Prescott Husband 21. Laura Hughes April Incinerated Mesa Husband 22. Tranada Burke May Gun Shot Kingman Boyfriend 23. Tom Terwilliger May Axed Mesa Wife and Friend 24. Lana Marie Ito June & Pregnant Gun Shot Tucson Boyfriend* 25. Roman Romero (Ito) June Gun Shot Tucson Mother s Boyfriend* 26. Lana Marie Ito June Gun Shot Tucson Mother's Boyfriend* (unborn) 27. June 10 Gun Shot Tucson Suicide 28. Phillip Jenson June Gun Shot Mesa Friend s Husband* 29. June 16 Gun Shot Mesa Suicide 30. Hermina Ruiz June Suffocated Tucson Husband 31. Patricia Perez June Gun Shot Tucson Husband 32. Cesar Jimenez June Gun Shot Glendale Brother-in-Law 33. Romona Nino July Gun Shot Chandler Boyfriend* 34. July 5 Gun Shot Chandler Suicide 35. Natalie Kiehle b July Gun Shot Chandler Husband 36. Amy Bonc July Gun Shot Phoenix Ex-Boyfriend 37. Russell Keys July Gun Shot Phoenix Wife 38. Lynda Cochran Aug Gun Shot Flagstaff Husband*
2 AZ Domestic Violence Related s Aug. 12 Gun Shot Flagstaff Suicide 40. Maria Isabelle Lua Aug Gun Shot Mesa Husband* 41. Aug. 16 Gun Shot Mesa Suicide 42. Selena Hathale Aug Phoenix Boyfriend 43. Judy Barnes Aug Gun Shot Scottsdale Husband 44. Juanell Correa Aug Strangled Salt River Pima Ex-Boyfriend Res./Scottsdale 45. Dianne Ousley Aug Gun Shot Holbrook Boyfriend* 46. Aug. 23 Gun Shot Holbrook Suicide 47. Venshia Yazzie Sept Gun Shot Dennhotso Father 48. Jozanna Yazzie Sept Gun Shot Dennhotso Father 49. Cara Yazzie Sept. 1 8 Gun Shot Dennhotso Father 50. Nathaniel Yazzie Sept. 1 5 Gun Shot Dennhotso Father 51. William Kaufman Sept Gun Shot Tucson Wife 52. Katie Lou Declay- Oct Stabbed/ Whiteriver Boyfriend Meade Strangled 53. Gertrude Ryan Oct Phoenix Boyfriend 54. Elizabeth Schultz Oct Gun Shot Tucson Husband 55. Margarette Caraveo Oct Gun Shot Mesa Husband 56. Kenia Cuellar Nov Gun Shot - Estranged Boyfriend 57. Theresa Cook Nov Gun Shot Tonopah Richard Mangarelli c Nov Gun Shot Tucson Son 59. Francisco Estrella Nov Stabbed/ Nogales - Beaten 60. Luisa Estrada Dec Gun Shot Thatcher Husband Modified: October 7, 1999 * Denotes an offender who also committed suicide. a. Irene Ramirez's boyfriend buried her on his family's land after he bludgeoned her to death. Joe Manuel Ruiz (boyfriend), 44, was sentenced to life in prison for the murder. He will not be eligible for parole for 25 years. b. Natalie was killed July 6, 1998, but her death was not reported until March 1999 when her estranged husband was arrested. She was 6 days away from being awarded a divorce following many years of unreported domestic violence. She was violently sexually assaulted prior to her death. c. According to the Arizona Republic, The Pima County Deputy Attorney William Feldhacker stated that John Mangarelli was obsessed with a new girlfriend and thought his parents jeopardized his new relationship.
3 * indicates offender committed suicide ^ indicates additional information below Updated 4/26/01 AZ Domestic Violence Related s 2000 Name Date of Age Children Cause of Location Relationship of Accused to Victim 1. Fiona Tso Jan Stabbed Tuba City Boyfriend 2. Frank Celaya^ Jan Gunshot Phoenix Male Relative 3. Ira Pomerantz^ Jan Gunshot Scottsdale Wife 4. Phoung Ho Feb Gunshot Glendale Husband* 5. Quang Do Feb Gunshot Glendale Suicide 6. Setsuko Lucchesi Feb Gunshot Oro Valley Husband* 7. Michael Lucchesi Feb Gunshot Oro Valley Grandfather 8. Albert Lucchesi Feb Gunshot Oro Valley Suicide 9. Chad James Alberts^ Feb Gunshot Phoenix Suicide 10. Elisa Sotela^ Feb Gunshot Tucson Friend s Boyfriend 11. Maxine Hartsock^ Feb Gunshot Sun City Husband 12. Deborah Asher Feb Gunshot Tucson Husband* 13. Frederick Asher Feb Gunshot Tucson Suicide 14. Joe Martinez Smith Feb Stabbed Dudleyville Girlfriend 15. Rebecca Shepard^ Feb Stabbed Phoenix Husband* 16. Robert Nelson Feb Stabbed Tucson Live-In Girlfriend Kleinhans 17. Martha Jeanie Mendez Feb Stabbed Phoenix Son 18. Jason King Feb Stabbed Flagstaff Girlfriend 19. Joan Dougherty^ Mar Gunshot Phoenix Husband* 20. Charles Dougherty Mar Gunshot Phoenix Suicide 21. Mario Flores-Elizalde Mar Gunshot Tucson Nephew 22. Mark Jamerson Mar Gunshot Phoenix Wife 23. Kristine McLaughlin^ Mar Hanged Lake Havasu Boyfriend 24. Maria de Lourdes Mar Strangled Douglas Son Monjaras 25. Delia Rodriguez April 1 60 Beaten Glendale Son 26. Maria Cruz-Galvan April Stabbed Phoenix Ex-Boyfriend 27. Monique Bernardi April Gunshot Phoenix Husband* 28. Guido Bernardi April Gunshot Phoenix Suicide 29. Joanne Rushano^ May Stabbed Phoenix Ex-boyfriend 30. Maria Montiel^ May 2 45 Stabbed Phoenix Husband 31. Tammy Quatacker^ May Gunshot Sierra Vista Estranged Husband* 32. Glenn Quatacker May Gunshot Sierra Vista Suicide 33. Johnnie Sublett^ May Gunshot Phoenix Husband 34. Kay Rogers Buffington May Blunt force trauma with stabbing Scottsdale Boyfriend 35. Tara Scroggins May Gunshot Phoenix Son 36. Mentie Earline Burright May Gunshot Bullhead City Son
4 AZ Domestic Violence Related s Mary Ann Atkinson May 31 1 Asphyxiated Prescott Son 38. Alma Yadira- June 6 21 Gunshot Phoenix Ex-Boyfriend Hernandez 39. Lilly Mexican June Gunshot Tuba City Son 40. Bart Smith^ June Gunshot Phoenix Ex-Girlfriend 41. Ruth Sutton June Gunshot Tucson Ex-father-in-law 42. Bernita Bashore^ July 9 57 Gunshot Phoenix Husband* 43. Donald Bashore July 9 57 Gunshot Phoenix Suicide 44. Rebecca Polinski July Gunshot Tucson Not Disclosed* 45. David P. Spencer July Gunshot Tucson Suicide 46. George Calonez July Gunshot Tucson Suicide 47. Victor Escalante^ July 15 6 Burned Tucson Mother s Boyfriend 48. Vern Daniel Pleaugh^ July Gunshot Tempe Law Enforcement 49. Pat Beauchamp July Gunshot Mesa Husband* 50. Jack Beauchamp July Gunshot Mesa Suicide 51. Vonda Gail Tavesi July Gunshot Thatcher Husband* 52. Ualei Tavesi July Gunshot Thatcher Suicide 53. Delbert James Jackson Aug Gunshot Flagstaff Law Enforcement 54. Maria Guillen Aug Drowned Mesa Ex-Boyfriend 55. Mary Ann Vigil Aug Gunshot Red Mesa Husband 56. Rafael Rodriguez^ Aug Multiple Phoenix Suicide dismembering injuries 57. Jeffrey Pablo Aug Gunshot Phoenix Sister 58. Raul D. Lopez Aug Gunshot Tucson Son* 59. Paul Lopez Aug Gunshot Tucson Suicide 60. Mark Bennett Aug Stabbed Phoenix Girlfriend s Father 61. Maria Velasquez Aug Beaten & Tucson Husband McCormick Burned 62. Paul McDaniel^ Aug Gunshot Tempe Law Enforcement 63. Gloria Quintana Aug Gunshot Phoenix Boyfriend* 64. Jose Martinez Aug Gunshot Phoenix Suicide 65. Robert W. Crane Sr. Sept Gunshot Chino Valley Live-In Girlfriend 66. Vivian Stairs Sept Strangled Peoria Fiancé 67. Christian Malloy^ Sept Trauma Tucson Mother s Boyfriend 68. Juanita Glick Sept Beaten Scottsdale Son 69. Ricky Ramirez Sept Gunshot Avondale Suicide 70. Dolores Ann Owens Sept Gunshot Tucson Live-in-boyfriend* 71. Charles Kremer^ Sept Gunshot Tucson Law Enforcement/Suicide 72. Richard Janiszewski^ Oct Gunshot Scottsdale Wife 73. Jessica Chappell Oct Stabbed Scottsdale Husband 74. Kara Walker Oct Gunshot Tucson Ex-Boyfriend 75. Daniel Walker Oct Gunshot Tucson Daughter s Ex-Boyfriend 76. Joseph Andriano Oct Stabbed Ahwatukee Wife 77. Janice Griffen Oct Gunshot Eloy Daughter s Ex-Boyfriend 78. Mary Knapp^ Oct Gunshot Tucson Husband* 79. Robert Knapp Oct Gunshot Tucson Suicide 80. Sandra Young^ Oct Gunshot Phoenix Husband * indicates offender committed suicide ^ indicates additional information below Updated 4/26/01
5 AZ Domestic Violence Related s Lila J. Winfield^ Oct Beaten Tempe Husband 82. Maurine Sofia Oct Beaten Glendale Grandson 83. Mary Presley^ Oct Gunshot Phoenix Boyfriend* 84. Cleo Colvin Oct Gunshot Phoenix Suicide 85. Garland Stamey Oct Gunshot Phoenix Friend s Boyfriend 86. Ronald Guilliames Oct Gunshot Phoenix Friend s Boyfriend 87. Viola McCoy^ Nov Gunshot Mesa Son* 88. William McCoy Nov Gunshot Mesa Suicide 89. Doungchan Bounsone Nov Stabbed Phoenix Husband 90. Misty Pruitt^ Nov Gunshot Mesa Boyfriend 91. Margie Marsilio^ Nov Gunshot Phoenix Husband 92. Donald Fournier^ Nov Gunshot Phoenix Law Enforcement 93. Tiofilo Calsada^ Nov Gunshot Phoenix Ex-Wife s Boyfriend 94. Manuela Leslie^ Nov Gunshot Sierra Vista Husband* 95. Patricia Leslie Nov Gunshot Sierra Vista Father* 96. Frank E. Leslie, Sr. Nov Gunshot Sierra Vista Suicide 97. Robert Glenn Sharrer Nov Gunshot Tucson Girlfriend 98. Janet Jones^ Dec Strangled Phoenix Live-In Boyfriend 99. Shelley Austin Dec Gunshot Phoenix Husband* 100. Alan Austin Dec Gunshot Phoenix Suicide 101. Miranda Fifer Dec Gunshot Phoenix Roommate 102. Anita Hernandez Dec Beaten Phoenix Live-In Boyfriend 103. Maria Martinez Dec Gunshot Scottsdale Husband* 104. Jesus Martinez Dec Gunshot Scottsdale Father* 105. Rafael Martinez Dec Gunshot Scottsdale Suicide 106. Thomas Louise Sotelo Dec Stabbed Heber- Overgaard Live-In Girlfriend 2. Frank was shot while interfering in an argument between his girlfriend and a male relative. 3. Ira's dismembered body was found in a dumpster in Mesa. His wife, Valerie Pape was charged. Although she denied killing him, she admitted to putting his body into the trash bin because she feared being accused of murder. 9. Alberts shot at police and held his former girlfriend's mother hostage before he shot himself. Police said Alberts was upset with his ex-girlfriend and went to her mother's house with the intent of taking his two children out of state. 10. Elisa was killed while trying to rescue a friend's 9 year-old boy who had called her for help during a domestic dispute between the boy's mother and Ramon Benitez. 11. After shooting Maxine, Ronald Hartsock shot himself in an attempted suicide. He was found and taken to the hospital where he was in critical condition. 15. Rebecca was stabbed on October 17, She died after an 8 year battle to survive. Her husband killed himself after stabbing her Joan had taken out an order of protection against Charles in August. 23. It was originally thought that Kristine had hanged herself. Her four- year old son told authorities he saw her boyfriend Sean Ward kill his mother. 29. Joanne s ex-boyfriend, Pinna Som, allegedly entered her apartment about 4 a.m., locked her two daughters in the bathroom, and waited for her to return from work. She was tied to her bed and stabbed multiple times. 30. Maria s family said that Jose Monteil went to the hotel where she worked and abducted her. He has confessed to killing Maria who was found with her throat slashed and her head and neck covered in stab wounds Tammy s estranged husband, Glen Quatacker, killed her in the preschool classroom where she worked. He had reportedly been stalking her prior to the homicide. 33. Jonnie had taken out an order of protection against her husband, Horace Sublett. The day after she received it, Horace went to the home, waited for her to return, and shot her to death. 39. Bart was shot by Kandice Fraser who also shot herself. The two had dated and broken up approximately two months earlier. Kandice survived her wounds The Bashores had written and signed a dual suicide note that indicated concern over failing health. 46. Jose Calderon-Palomino was arrested in November 1999 for domestic violence/criminal damage. His girlfriend Lidia de Baltierrez- Escalante took out an order of protection that was later dismissed. Baltierrez-Escalante was severely burned and Victor was killed when Calderon-set fire to the family s trailer. * indicates offender committed suicide ^ indicates additional information below Updated 4/26/01
6 AZ Domestic Violence Related s Pleaugh was struck three times when he fired at a Tempe policeman who was intervening in a domestic dispute between Pleaugh and his girlfriend. 54. Rafael was killed as he tried to pull his girlfriend into a wood chipper during an attempted murder-suicide. 60. Paul McDaniel was shot by a law enforcement officer while he was holding a knife to his 10-month-old son s neck. McDaniel s girlfriend had called 911 twice that night to try and have him removed from the home. For more than a year, he had threatened the lives of her, her baby, and their neighbors. 65. Christian died and his mother was hospitalized after an attack where she was beaten, stabbed, and choked and then locked in a closet for several hours. 69. When officers arrived to investigate a 911 call, they found Kremer holding a pistol in bed next to the body of Owens who had been shot to death. Medical examiner s reports state that there were two bullet wounds from the officer s shots and one self-inflicted gunshot wound to the mouth; any of which could have killed him. 70. Johanna Janiszewski told police she killed her husband to avoid further domestic violence in their 31-year marriage. Police allege that the death was premeditated. 76. Mary had received an order of protection earlier that week. 78. Sandra had separated from her husband several months prior to her death and had recently obtained an order of protection. 79. In July 2000, Gary Cox knifed Lila and left her bleeding. The felony charge of aggravated assault was pleaded to a class 6 disorderly conduct felony and Cox received two years of probation. Lila had written a letter to the judge pleading for the drop in charges Cleo Colvin shot and killed Mary Preseley, Garland Stamey, and Ronald Guilliames and critically wounded Tommy Stamey when he discovered her moving out of their mobile home with the help of her three friends. 85. Viola and her son s bodies were discovered on November 1, after their postman noticed that their mail had been piling up for 10 days. 88. Misty was shot and killed by her boyfriend, Ryan Daniel Wasielewski, 19, who then shot himself. As of 11/10/00 he was listed in stable condition. 89. Fred Marsilio shot and killed Margie and then attempted to kill himself. The couple had a long history of domestic violence. 90. The day before, Donald had threatened to kill his wife and himself. He was shot by law enforcement after he pointed a gun at an officer who was responding to a call that Donald had earlier shot into a car full of people while trying to stop his wife from leaving him. According to family, the couple had a history of domestic violence and the woman was trying to leave the relationship. 91. Calsada was shot when he broke through a rear gate and kitchen door to enter his estranged wife s house. Hugo Martinez shot Calsada as he advanced upon him with a knife Frank Leslie shot and killed his wife and daughter before killing himself. He had been convicted and sentenced to probation in August 2000 for domestic abuse. 96. Janet s boyfriend was charged with her murder after his failed suicide attempt. Police had domestic violence records involving the couple dating back to * indicates offender committed suicide ^ indicates additional information below Updated 4/26/01
7 AZ Domestic Violence Related s 2001 Name Date of Age Children Cause of Location Relationship of Accused to Victim 1. Mark Anthony Jan Gunshot Tucson Law Enforcement Guerrero^ 2. Claudia Bevis Jan Gunshot Tucson Son 3. Elsie Robin Anderson Jan Gunshot White Estranged boyfriend* Mountains 4. John Herbert Shoupp Jan Gunshot White Suicide Mountains 5. Rudy Gutierrez Jan Gunshot Chino Valley Stepson 6. Kenneth McCarron Jan Car accident Three Points Stepson 7. Maja Kenley Jan Stabbed Lake Havasu Ex-boyfriend 8. Cheri Lynn Young Feb Stabbed Bisbee Boyfriend Miller 9. Frances Vega Feb Strangled and Stabbed Phoenix Son-in-law 10. Gloria Barreras^ Feb Gunshot Casa Grande Husband* 11. Eusebio Herrera Feb Gunshot Casa Grande Suicide 12. Lula Gardner Feb Gunshot Oro Valley Estranged Husband 13. Vanessa Cruz Feb Strangled Mesa Boyfriend 14. Charles Vogel^ Feb Gunshot Peoria Wife 15. Alicia Lomeli^ Mar Stabbed Nogales Husband 16. Marilyn Kenney Mar Not disclosed Tucson Husband 17. Miguel Tapia Mar. 6 Gunshot Surprise Brother 18. Debra Lizette Tolano Mar Rio Rico 19. Kenny Doyle Mar Gunshot Rio Rico Suicide* 20. Jessica Ramirez Mar Gunshot Camp Verde Boyfriend 21. John Puckett Mar Gunshot Campe Verde Suicide 22. Maria Cuevas Mar Gunshot Phoenix Live-In Boyfriend 23. Dalton McClendon April 7 48 Gunshot Scottsdale Ex-Girlfriend 24. Patricia Roque April 7 47 Gunshot Scottsdale Suicide 25. Klaus Schneider April 8 78 Gunshot Bullhead City Law Enforcement 26. Molly Yvonne Carra April Stabbed Casa Grande Boyfriend 27. Mary Fisher^ April 10 2 Gunshot Scottsdale Husband 28. Brittney Fisher April Slashed Scottsdale Father 29. Robert Fisher, Jr. April Slashed Scottsdale Father 30. Christina Cortez- April Gunshot Randolph Brother Gastelum 31. Robert Temmallo May 6 30s 2 Gunshot Ahwatukee Suicide 32. Alician Aguillar Torres June Gunshot Phoenix Husband 33. Fekix Esoana Bustos June 4 42 Gunshot Phoenix Suicide 34. Troy Longley June 8 Stabbed Bisbee Stepson 35. Gary Michael Gamblin June Gunshot Cottonwood Law Enforcement 36. Olympia Bacon June Gunshot Bowie Son 37. Jasmine Holland July 25 1 Gunshot Tucson Friend of Ex-boyfriend 38. Donna Anthony^ July 7 53 Unknown Peoria Husband 39. Danielle Romero July 7 14 Unknown Peoria Step-Father 40. Rick Romero July 7 12 Unknown Peoria Step-Father 41. Bertha Nancy Landa July 9 42 Gunshot Chandler Husband? Berrera^ 42. Carlos Garcia- July 9 46 Gunshot Chandler Suicide? Rodriguez 43. Linda McKinney July Gunshot Phoenix Ex-Boyfriend 44. Alfred Villa Figueroa July Gunshot Tucson Neighbor s Ex-Boyfriend * indicates offender committed suicide ^ indicates additional information below Updated 11/30/01
8 AZ Domestic Violence Related s Ryan Farr^ July Gunshot Tucson Law Enforcement 46. Donald Raymond July Gunshot Phoenix Suicide* Mathis^ 47. Margaret Armijo^ July Gunshot Phoenix Live-In Boyfriend 48. Mary Plager^ July 21 Gunshot Scottsdale Suicide* 49. Pauline Hurley July Stabbed Inscription Ex-boyfriend House 50. Haskey Yazzie Black Jr. July Hanged Inscription Suicide* House 51. Carter Wertheim July Gunshot Tucson Girlfriend s Estranged Husband 52. Det.Kenneth Dillard July Gunshot Tucson Suicide* 53. John Monahan Aug 4 88 Gunshot Marana Suicide* 54. Evelyn Monahan Aug 4 84 Asphyxiated Marana Assisted Suicide? 55. Dean Allen Hiney Aug 6 41 Gunshot Phoenix Suicide 56. Vina Bartlett Aug 2 52 Stabbed Phoenix Son-in Law 57. Antoinette Hooker Aug. 7 Gunshot Arivaca Boyfriend 58. Rolf Richman Sept 1 49 Gunshot Mesa Ex-Girlfriend 59. Kristina McMullen Sept Gunshot Elgin Adopted son 60. Kurt Ryhall Sept Gunshot Glendale Suicide* 61. Tamara Flynn Sept Gunshot Glendale Ex-boyfriend 62. Joann Cavazos Sept Strangled Youngtown Estranged Husband* 63. Deborah A. St. Germain Sept Gunshot Gleeson Husband 64. Patricia Ramos Sept 22 1 Gunshot Douglas Boyfriend 65. Eric Nelson Sept Gunshot Phoenix Suicide* 66. Tracy Nelson Sept Gunshot Phoenix Husband 67. Sonja Nelson Sept 24 6 Gunshot Phoenix Father 68. Jessica Nelson Sept 24 3 Gunshot Phoenix Father 69. Olivia Cleto Oct Gunshot Phoenix Boyfriend 70. Susan Birchack Oct 9 52 Strangled Payson Roommate 71. Erica Contreras Oct Gunshot Eloy Husband 72. Manuel H. Contreras Oct Gunshot Tucson Suicide* 73. Paul Thompson Oct Stabbed, Avondale Wife Gunshot, and Beaten 74. Sharon K. Gaffney Nov Gunshot Arizona City Live-in Boyfriend 75. Name Withheld Nov Gunshot Phoenix Father 76. Name Withheld Nov 22 Gunshot Phoenix Suicide 77. Gabriel Trinidad Dec 3 13 Gunshot Tucson Cousin 78. Duane Raymont Dec 9 35 Gunshot New Mexico* Suicide* Hudson 79. Richard Jacquez Dec Stabbed Prescott Uncle* 80. Beulah Smith Dec 12 Phoenix Estranged Husband 81. David Slocum Dec Gunshot Glendale Boyfriend of former girlfriend 82. Justin Taber Dec 21 1 Gunshot Prescott Police 83. Monica Villalobos Dec Stabbed Yuma Live-in Boyfriend 84. Antonio Tellez- Dec Hanged Yuma Suicide* Martinez 85. Name Withheld Dec 26 th 50 s Gunshot Phoenix Husband 86. Name Withheld Dec 26 th 50 s Gunshot Phoenix Suicide* 87. Lynn Oliver Dec 29 th 2 Gunshot Queen Creek Husband 88. Brittany Price Dec 29 th 12 Gunshot Queen Creek Step-Father 89. Jennifer Price Dec 29 th 10 Gunshot Queen Creek Step-Father * indicates offender committed suicide ^ indicates additional information below Updated 11/30/01
9 AZ Domestic Violence Related s Terrie Clark July 20 Meth Injection Casa Grande Sister* 91. Ambrose DeJolie July 7 Stabbed Tuba City Girlfriend s Estranged Husband 92. Julian Navarro Nov Gunshot Peoria Law Enforcement 1. Mark was killed by law enforcement officers during a shootout after he assaulted his wife, barricaded himself in a house with explosives and set the house on fire. 9. There was a domestic violence call prior to the shooting, but police claimed to have no indication of a weapon 14. Police had been sent to the Vogel s home five times in the past five years, once for a domestic violence related call. 15. It was reported that Alicia had been to a local domestic violence agency several times in past years Robert Fisher Sr. is suspected in the slayings of his wife and children and the explosion that destroyed their home in an attempt to conceal the evidence. He has been missing since the explosion Donna and her two children have been missing since July 7. Police searched their house and found evidence of horrible violence. Her husband, David Lamar Anthony was arrested and charged with firstdegree murder even though no bodies have been found. 41 & 42. The bodies of Bertha and Victor were found in an apparent murder-suicide. It was still unsure which one perpetrated the crime as of 7/20/ Two Tucson police officers fatally shot Farr after they responded to a domestic violence call. A woman called police and said that her former boyfriend had thrown a rock through her current boyfriend s window. When officers arrived, Farr lunged toward them with a large kitchen knife. 46. Donald shot his wife in the head and then fatally shot himself. The bullet only grazed Jeannie Renea Mathis and she was treated at the hospital and released. 47. Authorities stated that Margaret was shot by her boyfriend of at least 8 years in front of two of her daughters, ages 4 and Plager shot her husband in the abdomen and head and then killed herself. Her husband survived. 51 & 52. Dillard shot and killed his wife s boyfriend. Dillard then killed himself by the same weapon. The wife witnessed the incident but was not physically harmed. 53 & 54 Husband may have assisted in his wife s death. Then he fatally shot himself. The couple apparently were dying of terminal illnesses. 58 Richman shot his ex-girlfriend first in the back of her head. She grabbed the gun from Richman and shot him once in the arm and once in the chest. 60 & 61 Flynn had moved out of Ryhall s home three weeks before he killed her. It appeared to authorities that Ryhall shot Flynn first and then turned the gun on himself. Their 1 _ year old child was found wandering, unhurt, around the house. 62 Martin Longoria first strangled his estranged wife, drove around southern Arizona for 24 hours with her dead body in his SUV and then called police to turn himself into police custody. He had two prior reports in Surprise for DV assault that included trying to strangle her. 79 Hudson was considered a suspect in Deborah St. Germain s homicide (#62). She was his wife. 80 It is believed that Richard s uncle, Michael Soqui, stabbed Richard over and argument about Michael s girlfriend. 84 & 85 Antonio Tellez-Martinez stabbed Monica Villalobos in front of her 11 yr old son before hanging himself from a tree that is a few feet in front of the childrens bedroom 86& 87 The names were withheld, but it was reported that the woman was living away from her partner due to domestic violence. It is believed that the man shot her first and then turned the gun on himself. * indicates offender committed suicide ^ indicates additional information below Updated 11/30/01
10 AZ Domestic Violence Related s Terrie Clark s sister was arrested April, 2002 for the murder of Terrie by forcibly injecting methamphetamine into her body. She was added to this list after its publication. * indicates offender committed suicide ^ indicates additional information below Updated 11/30/01
11 AZ Domestic Violence Related s 2002 Name Date of Age Children Cause of Location Relationship of Accused to Victim 1. Ganelle Jan 1 11 Gunshot Klagetoh Mother Charley 2. Jerrel Charley Jan 1 10 Gunshot Klagetoh Mother 3. Radelle Charley Jan 1 9 Gunshot Klagetoh Mother* 4. Christopher Jan 5 11 Gunshot Phoenix Neighbor* Arvolida 5. Laverne Jan Beaten Tohono Boyfriend Martinez O odham Nation 6. Susan Rangel Jan Stabbed Casa Grande Former Boyfriend 7. Rosario Borbon Jan Gunshot Phoenix Suicide* 8. Mirandi Bitosi Jan Gunshot Ahwatukee Suicide* 9. James Mymern Jan 30 Hanged Kingman Suicide 10. Donald Jan Cottonwood Son Mueller 11. Cynthia Jones Feb 7 41 Pregnant Gunshot Tonopah Husband 12. Eugene Cooper Feb 7 27 Gunshot Tonopah Law Enforcement 13. Karla Feb Gunshot Tucson Boyfriend* Hackeburn 14. Dr. James Feb Gunshot Eden Roommate Dassault 15. Jonathan Feb Gunshot Eden Suicide Bailey 16. Thomas Tsosie Feb 19 Stabbed Klagetoh Nephew 17. Catalina Montgomery Feb Gunshot Avra Valley Estranged Husband 18. Arthur Feb Gunshot Avra Valley Suicide* Montgomery 19. Robert Olson Feb Gunshot Ash Fork Wife* 20. Alanna Hruby Feb Gunshot Mesa Suicide* 21 Judith Mar Stabbed Surprise Nephew Robertson 22. Rhonda Vance Mar Gunshot Florence Live In Boyfriend 23. Kevin Mar Gunshot Apache Suicide* Dougherty Junction 24. Lance Larue Cameron Mar Gusnhot Fort Mohave Law Enforcement* 25. Lisa D. Speer Mar Gunshot Tucson Ex-husband
12 AZ Domestic Violence Related s Robert W. Mar Gunshot Tucson Suicide* Speer 27. Jeffrey March 28 Gunshot Tucson Friend** Delaney 28. Timothy McGrath March Gunshot Lake Havasu City 29. Marcia Rae Apr 2 60 Slapped Scottsdale Son Anderson 30. Lawrence Apr 7 79 Blunt Bisbee Son Morin Object 31. James Hardy Apr 17 mid- 30 s Gunshot Gilbert Ex-wife s Boyfriend 32. Esmeralda Leyva Apr Gunshot Phoenix Estranged boyfriend 33. Unknown Male Apr 18 Gunshot Phoenix Suicide 34. Unknown Male Apr Struck by Phoenix Random* Truck 35. Sylvia Apr Gunshot Mesa Boyfriend Bandusky 36. Michael Kaznowski May 1 38 Gunshot Phoenix Law Enforcement 37. Terry May 1 Vehicle Phoenix Victim s Friends Charleston 38. Emanuel Fuller May 4 25 Gunshot Mesa Roommate 39. T. Kevin May Gunshot Tucson Suicide* Danaher 40. Martha Rengel May 4 31 Gunshot Phoenix Ex-boyfriend 41. Efrin Escobar May 8 Stabbed Phoenix Girlfriend 42. Howard May Gunshot Phoenix Ex-wife Mowder 43.Enrique Hernandez May Gunshot Tolleson Law Enforcement 44. Tokiyo May Gunshot Tucson Husband Clausen 45. Mitchell Gingry May 19 Stabbed Payson Roommate 46. Elaine Weros May Gunshot Tucson Former Coworker 47. Tom Griggs May Gunshot Tucson Suicide 48. Tommy May Gunshot New River Suicide* Hawkins 49. Isidro Rosas May Hanged Tucson Suicide* 50. Troy Kole May Gunshot Lake Havasu Suicide* City 51. Stanley Kole May Gunshot Lake Havasu City Suicide*
13 AZ Domestic Violence Related s Daniel Marcum May Gunshot Three Points Friend* 53. Luciano June 2 37 Gunshot Somerton Father-in-law* Valenzuela 54. Brent June 4 71 Stabbed Prescott Wife Carpenter & Beaten 55. Rene Carmona June Gunshot Casa Grande Police 56. Nicholas June Heart Phoenix Heart Attack Aguilar Attack 57. Thomas Patton June Stabbed Tucson Girlfriend s Ex- Boyfriend 58. James Smith June Gunshot Phoenix Law Enforcemnt 59. Barbara July Gunshot Tucson Husband Thompson 60. Mark Oliver July Hanged Queen Creek Suicide* 61. Juan Beltran July 22 Gunshot Rainbow Son Valley 62. Graciano July 28 Gunshot Phoenix Brother Moreno 63. Soe Aung Ni Aug 5 1 Stabbed Phoenix Husband 64. James Roper Aug 7 Gunshot Phoenix Male abuser of Victim he was trying to help 65. Dale Josephs Aug Arson Scottsdale Suicide 66. Diane Spitzer Aug Struck by Parker Boyfriend Truck 67. Robert Sept Gunshot Flagstaff Wife* Robinson 68. Elsa Valdez Sept Gunshot Morristown Husband Ross 69. Giana Lassette Sept Gunshot Morristown Stepfather 70. Harold Alfredo Sept 17 1yr Gunshot Morristown Grandfather 71. Graciela Zazueta Oct Gunshot Glendale Estranged Husband* 72. Juan Jimenez Oct 1 24 Gunshot Glendale Suicide 73. Name Unknown Oct 4 Stabbed Navajo Nation domestic homicide 74. Maria Oct Gunshot Coolidge Cousin Bracamonte 75. Jose Ornelas Oct Gunshot Coolidge Suicide 76. Michelle Rock Oct Gunshot Kayenta Husband 77. Kelly Oct Gunshot Gilbert Ex-boyfriend Zimmerman 78. John Drobot Oct 30 1 Gunshot Gilbert Suicide
14 AZ Domestic Violence Related s Kimberly Chelbey Nov 4 38 Gunshot Wittman Former boyfriend 80. Dorothy Goss Nov 9 Vehicle Phoenix Boyfriend shoved her into traffic 81. Constance Nov s Gunshot Sun City Husband Kelting 82. Ferd Kelting Nov Gunshot Sun City Suicide 83. Kimberly Nov Beaten/ Mesa Husband Curthoy Hammer 84. Jerry Williams Nov Gunshot Tucson Unknown* 85. Gary O Donnell Nov Truck Buckeye Suicide* Crash 86. John Garcia Dec 1 32 Gunshot Tucson Nephew 87. Ditera Slone Dec Gunshot Glendale Ex-boyfriend 88. Tammi Dec Gunshot Mesa Husband Meininger 89. Mark Potter Dec Gunshot Mesa Brother In-Law 90. Terri Borden Dec Gunshot Mesa Brother In-Law 91. Joyce Levi Dec Gunshot Mesa Son In-Law 92. Austin Potter Dec 10 3 Gunshot Mesa Step-Father 93. Timothy Oliva Dec Beaten/ Hammer Chandler Roommate 94. Cecilia Dec Strangled Kingman Son Antipala 95. Marlon Leon Dec Stabbed Sells Common Law Wife 96. Glenn Walling Dec Gunshot Tucson Girlfriend* 1-3 Elvira Charley reported by a victim of physical violence by her estranged husband for 10 years. The night that she killed her three oldest children, it was reported that she called her estranged husband asking for money to buy the 10 yr old son a birthday cake and Tommy Charley responded by yelling obscenities at her. She had an OOP for her and the kids against Tom Charley. 4 Christopher Arvolida was shot by his neighbor, David Fernandez, after several people yelled at David to stop hitting his girlfriend. David started shooting a semiautomatic weapon and sprayed the balcony with shots. 7. Rosario Borbon drove past his girlfriend, Sylvia Medina, and a policeman and shot at them while they were talking in her front yard. Sylvia suffered from a gunshot wound to the stomach. He then shot himself in the head and crashed. Medina called the police to report that Borbon had beaten her. 8. Mirandi Bitosi was in law enforcement for barely over a year when he shot himself with his police issued weapon after a fight with his fiancée. 11 & 12 Cooper shot his wife and dumped the body near Milepost 89, then failed twice in carjacking attempts. When a deputy spotted Cooper in the desert, Cooper started shooting at the deputy and was fatally shot.
15 AZ Domestic Violence Related s Sebastian Walas shot his girlfriend, pointed the gun at her 9 yr old son, shot himself and survived his attempted suicide. The boy was not hurt. 17 & 18 Neighbors said the couple was going through a divorce after 13 years and that Arthur had moved out of the house recently. 19. Debra Olson shot her husband after he had shot their injured dog. 20. A woman shot a woman in a parking lot and then killed herself. Their names were withheld, but the other woman survived. 23. A man shot himself after shooting at his wife, daughter and mother-in-law in Apache Junction. He was from Mesa. 24 A man on the Fort Mohave reservation severely assaulted his girlfriend when the police responded and shot him. 25 & 26. Lisa and Robert Speer were found shot and bleeding by their two children after they came home from school. Lisa had just filed for divorce on the day that she was killed. 27. A woman shot her drug dealer after she had made sexual advances towards him and he declined. They had been involved before. However, he was sexually taking advantage of the woman s 13 yr old relative. 34. A 21 yr old male was killed by a pickup truck while he was chasing his girlfriend across an intersection 39. It was reported at the funeral that Kevin Danaher argued with his wife before going to the car and shooting himself. 48. Tommy Hawkins shot his wife Joni Hawkins in the arm and upper torso and then killed himself. She lived and he did not harm their two children. 49. Isidro Rosas killed his wife and her 15 month old boy on 9/11/00 and then fled the state. He was picked up in Tennessee and expedited back to Tucson where he hung himself in jail. 50 & 51. Troy Kole had been arrested early on May 26 for aggravated assault against his wife. His father Stanley posted his bond. Their bodies were found in a remote parking area later that night. The ME has determined that both men had self-inflicted gunshot wounds. 52. Daniel Marcum punched his girlfriend, Violet Jarvis, in their truck while she was attempting to leave during an argument. Marcum left after his friend Thomas Davenport told him that he was going to call the police, but then turned back and approached Davenport. Thomas said that he was concerned for his safety and shot Marcum. 53. Manuel Parada and Luciano Valenzuela were reported to have been heard arguing before Parada shot Valenzuela. One family member said that Valenzuela was arguing with his wife Sylvie and that Parada was just protecting his daughter. 56. The police were sent to Nicholas Aguilar s home on a domestic violence call. He fought with six officers before they could restrain him. He then went into cardiac arrest. 61. Mark Oliver killed his wife and two step-daughters at the end of He hung himself in jail. 68. Jewel Robinson shot and killed her husband Robert Robinson Jr. in self-defense. The case is not being prosecuted. 72. Graciela had an Order of Protection against her estranged husband. 84. Jerry Williams and Tyson Doanneaud got into a fight over a woman in front of a nightclub. Williams went to Danneaud s home and forced himself into Donneaud s house where Donneaud shot him. 85. Gary O Donnell attacked his ex-wife with a block of wood and she was able to flee and call the police. After the police spotted him driving and tried to pull him over for questioning, the police believe that he intentionally plowed his semi in the bridge at I Glenn Walling forced his way into his girlfriend s house when she shot him. He had been calling her all day and she repeatedly told him that she did not want him to come over and feared for her safety.
16 AZ Domestic Violence Related s 2002 Updated: 1/14/03
17 Name AZ Domestic Violence Related s 2003 Date of Age Children Cause of Location Relationship of Accused to Victim Boyfriend 1. Emilia Palacios Jan Blunt-force Tucson Trauma 2. Marie Wheat Jan Gunshot Sahuarita Husband 3. Curt Wheat Jan Gunshot Sahuarita Suicide 4. Mari Ana Arvizo Jan Gunshot Mesa Brother 5. Julio Arvizo Jan s Gunshot Mesa Suicide 6. Anthony Douglas Jan Gunshot Tucson Suicide 7. Name Withheld Feb 1 51 Stabbed Phoenix Ex-girlfriend 8. Louie Mikita Feb 7 35 Gunshot Mesa Girlfriend s husband* 9. Chris Schmitz Feb Gunshot Phoenix Suicide 10. Erick Causton Feb Gunshot Chandler Law Enforcement 11. Daniel Campos- Feb Gunshot Phoenix Brother Garcia 12. Augustine Feb Gunshot Phoenix Suicide Campos 13. Marcus Taylor Feb Gunshot Bisbee Friend of DV Victim* 14. Stephen DeMarie Feb Hanged Apache Suicide Junction 15. Susan Barber March 1 27 Blunt-force Tucson Boyfriend* trauma 16. Chris Garcia March 2 43 Arson Tucson Suicide* 17. Dorothy Lee March 3 43 Stabbed Mesa Boyfriend* 18. Socorro March 7 18 Gunshot Phoenix Boyfriend Santibanez-Avalos 19. Gregory Critchett March 9 53 Gunshot Phoenix Former son-in-law* 20. Todd Rogers Mar Stabbed Kingman Girlfriend s adult son 21. Noel Bies Mar Gunshot Bullhead Husband City 22. James Bies Mar Gunshot Bullhead Suicide City 23. Name Unknown Mar Unknown Phoenix Husband 24. Alejandra Molina Mar Beaten Ajo Boyfriend 25. Mary Williams Apr 1? 74 Gunshot Tucson Husband? 26. William Apr 1? 83 Gunshot Tucson Suicide Ballantyne 27. Annette Chalker Apr Gunshot Portal Sister s Boyfriend 28. Kimberly Apr Stabbed Glendale Boyfriend Rhineheart 29. Marilyn Cox May ? Gunshot Tucson Former son-in-law and former boyfriend of daughter*
18 AZ Domestic Violence Related s Renee Farnsworth May 7 63 Gunshot Tucson Former son-in-law of neighbor and former boyfriend of neighbor s daughter* 31. Betty Ackerman May 9 78 Gunshot Scottsdale Husband 32. Charles May 9 79 Gunshot Scottsdale Suicide Ackerman 33. Katherine Socha May 9 93 Gunshot Tucson Nephew 34. Kenneth Fary May 9 57 Gunshot Tucson Suicide 35. Wayne Anderson May Gunshot Scottsdale Law Enforcement* 36. Bradley Bartlone May Gunshot Chandler Suicide 37. Albert Jiminez May Gunshot Mesa Daughter 38. Gary Waxler May Gunshot Bullhead City Girlfriend s Estranged Husband 39. Laura Garcia May Gunshot Coolidge Ex-boyfriend 40. Michael Lara May Gunshot Coolidge Suicide 41. Name Withheld May Gunshot Phoenix Suicide* 42. Maria Gonzales May Stabbed Stanfield Boyfriend 43. Ermelinda June? 61 Not released Phoenix Husband* Macatangay 44. Willie Jackson June 1 28 Bled to death Tucson Self inflicted deep gash* 45. Eugene Cooper June 3 55 Gunshot Phoenix Law Enforcement* 46. Janice Turpin June 7 54 Strangled Green Boyfriend Valley 47. Kevin Ellis June Gunshot Prescott Suicide 48. Name Unknownmale July 12 Gunshot Phoenix Law Enforcement 49. Virginia Estrada July Gunshot Casa Grande 50. Oscar Ochoa- July Gunshot Casa Suicide Saabeda Grande 51. Name unknown Aug??? Scottsdale Husband?* female 52. Sherill Jones Aug 4? 58 Gunshot Tucson Boyfriend 53. John Krohn Aug 4? 55 Gunshot Tucson Suicide 54. Name withheld Aug Gunshot Phoenix Live-in Boyfriend 55. Lauren Rasley Aug 19? 46 Blunt force Tempe Live-in boyfriend* trauma 56. Lucky Kolman Aug 15? 50 s 3 Gunshot Wickenburg Suicide 57. Susan Kolman Aug 15? 50 3 Gunshot Wickenburg Husband 58. Lisa Morton Aug Gunshot Gilbert Former boyfriend 59. George Bunner Aug Gunshot Gilbert Suicide 60. Name unknown Aug 24? Gunshot Phoenix Unknown* 61. Name unknown Aug 24? Gunshot Phoenix Law enforcement* 62. Melissa Griffey Aug Strangled Sierra Vista Live-in boyfriend* 63. Mario Madrigal, Jr. Aug Gunshot Mesa Law Enforcement*
19 AZ Domestic Violence Related s Mary Ann Sept Gunshot Mesa Law enforcement* Minchew 65. Catherine Ann Sept Beaten and Scottsdale Husband* Alexsandrowicz strangled 66. Steve Harris Sept Gunshot Scottsdale Father* 67. Edgar Westfall Sept Hatchet & Bisbee Roommate* burning 68. Trieste Miller Sept Gunshot Glendale Former boyfriend 69. Nisa Owen Oct Gunshot? Tucson Boyfriend 70. Male Goodyear Oct Car Crash NW * Resident Trauma Phoenix 71. Jesus Alvarez Oct Blunt Force Phoenix Mother s Boyfriend mo. Trauma 72. Debra Breaux Nov Gunshot Tucson Husband 73. Jacob Breaux Nov. 8 4 Gunshot Tucson Father 74.Melissa Breaux Nov. 8 7 Gunshot Tucson Father 75. Michael Breaux Nov Gunshot Tucson Suicide 76.Paul Parker Nov.16 45? Gunshot Phoenix Friend s Husband 77. Paula Iron Nov ? Gunshot Phoenix Husband 78. Scott Iron Nov ? Gunshot Phoenix Suicide 79.Humberto Lopez Dec. 1 st 19? Car Crash Tucson Brother 80. Crystal Lynn Wilson Dec Strangled Glendale Estranged Husband* 81. Woman Dec.3 43? Beaten to Phoenix Boyfriend* 82. Michael Cunningham Dec. 8 62? Gunshot Morristown Suicide* 82. Delyn Egger Dec Gunshot McNeal Son 83. Brad Egger Dec Gunshot McNeal Son 84. Christina Corona Dec ? Unknown Phoenix Brother-In-Law 85. Bonnie Lynn Dec Gunshot Kingman Estranged Husband Cook 86. Donna Zern Dec Gunshot Kingman Husband* 87. Ronald Scott Zern Dec Gunshot Kingman Suicide* 8. Louie Mikita was gunned down by Jose Martin Sanchez. Sanchez s estranged wife and three children were in Mikita s apartment at the time of the shooting and were living with Mikita. 13. Charles Clark and Christina Colston-Stoller were charged in the murder of Marcus Taylor. They were letting Taylor s girlfriend, Brandilyn Clements stay with them so she could hide from Taylor. Clements was in the car with him at the time and Clark and Colston-Stoller saw him arguing with her and thought he was being threatening when they shot him. All three are believed to have been on meth at the time and Taylor has an extensive criminal history of theft and violence. 15. Susan Barber s body was found in the home that she shared with her boyfriend approximately three days after she had been killed. Her boyfriend was last seen packing belongings into her car and taking off a few days before she was found. He later turned himself in. 16. Chris Garcia called his ex-wife and told her that he was going to burn down her house. He did and he died inside. 17. Dorothy Lee was on the phone with 911 when her boyfriend stabbed her to death. 19. Kendell Hull had made numerous threats to his ex-wife about killing her parents to punish her. She had gotten an Order of Protection.
20 AZ Domestic Violence Related s Marilyn Cox was gunned down in the driveway of her Northwest Tucson home as she chatted with her neighbor, Renee Farnsworth. David Watson, Cox former son-in-law, had been in a protracted court battle with Cox over visitation rights to Watson s and Cox s daughter, Linda Watson s, child. Linda Watson had disappeared in 2000, under suspicious circumstances. David Watson and Linda s former boyfriend, Carl Barton, Jr., are suspects in the death of Cox and her neighbor, Farnsworth. 30. Renee Farnsworth was gunned down in the driveway of her neighbor, Marilyn Cox s, home. David Watson, the former son-inlaw of Farnsworth s neighbor, and Carl Barton, Jr., a former boyfriend of the neighbor s daughter, are suspects in the death of Farnsworth and her neighbor, Cox. 35. Wayne Anderson kidnapped his ex-girlfriend and stabbed her in the chest. The police stopped him and she fled from the vehicle. The police shot and killed him when he would not stop coming towards them. 41. A 24-year old man who held police at bay for three hours shot himself and died. He had shot his father s girlfriend in the stomach earlier that day. 43. Ermelinda Macatangay s body was found inside her home after her two sisters came from California to check on her because she had not been heard from for some time. The death was ruled a homicide after an autopsy. Police seek to question William Ray Plemons, Macatangay s husband, but have been unable to find him. Plemons married Macatangay in May 2003, the month after Plemons was released from prison. 44. Willie Jackson punched through a glass door while arguing with his girlfriend. He drove off profusely bleeding and died from blood loss before he crashed into a utility pole. 45. Eugene Cooper broke into his estranged wife s home and was shot by the police after he raised his gun towards them. His wife is a domestic violence advocate at a Phoenix shelter. 51. The body of a dead female was found in a car in a parking lot of a Scottsdale business complex. Police are questioning the male owner of the car. The man stated to police that both his car and his wife had been missing for several days, but until police contacted him in connection with this body, he had reported neither the missing wife nor car to police. 55. Lauren Rasley is believed to have been killed late on Aug. 14 or early on Aug. 15, but the official death certificate lists Aug. 19 because this was the date her body was found. 60. & 61. Police were called to a domestic dispute on August 24, They found one person shot to death and two wounded when they arrived on the scene. Police found the gunman down the street from the scene. The gunman was armed with a shotgun and was shot to death by officers. 62. Melissa Griffey was seven months pregnant when she was strangled to death by her live-in boyfriend, Emmanuel Harris. Emergency room personnel attempted to deliver the seven month old boy but failed. It is believed that Harris was not the father of the fetus. 63. The Mesa police were called to the home of Mario Madrigal, Jr. and his parents twice in the early morning hours of August 25, The first call was because father and son were arguing after the son came home having had six or seven beers at a neighbor s house. The second call, less than an hour later, was because the son was threatening suicide with a knife. Madrigal, Jr. was Tasered and then shot by Mesa police. 64. Minchew had a history of domestic violence police reports and suicidal tendencies. She was shot by police when she refused to drop a knife. Police believe she was suicidal over a recent breakup with her boyfriend. 65. Alexsandrowicz was honeymooning in Scottsdale with her husband, Anthony Edwin Kircus. The couple lived in Michigan. Kircus had been arrested in Michigan in August on domestic violence charges. Subsequently, the couple reconciled, flew to Las Vegas, and married on September 1, 2003, flying into Arizona on September 3, Steve Harris was shot by his father on January 27, The bullet shattered his spine, but Harris survived for twenty-three years as a paraplegic. Twenty-three years later, a blood clot, a complication of the paraplegia, caused the death of Steve Harris, making him the sixth homicide in Scottsdale in Edgar Westfall was attacked and killed by Bryan Davis, 43, his roommate, after a fight broke out between the two men. Westfall was attempting to intercede with Davis on behalf of Davis girlfriend, who had argued with Davis earlier that day. 70. This man was fleeing police after beating his girlfriend. He was driving extremely recklessly at a high rate of speed struck another vehicle and plowed through the block wall of a home. He was ejected from his sports-utility vehicle and died instantly. 80. Crystal and Anthony G. Wilson have been embroiled in a divorce since June Anthony Wilson faces a sexual assault charge in addition to second-degree murder and multiple counts of aggravated assault on a police officer. Anthony Wilson phoned Glendale police after contacting relatives in Boston and Maryland to say he killed his wife. The relatives also contacted Glendale police and asked them to check on him. 81. Tommy Joe Jackson approached an off-duty officer at a grocery store and said he had killed his girlfriend. He then accompanied police to his girlfriend s apartment.
21 AZ Domestic Violence Related s Michael Cunningham shot at his wife, Marci Cunningham, approximately 4 times as she was driving home from work. She was hit twice and the injuries are not life threatening. He was later found dead inside his home from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. 86. Donna Zern was the President of the Board of Directors at Kingman Aid to Abused People. Her husband beat her up the day before he killed her. She was planning on divorcing her husband and had just obtained an order of protection. 87. Ronald Scott Zern was a former prosecutor and justice of the peace. He had been served with an order of protection, escorted from his wife s house and approximately 10 minutes later returned, fatally shooting her then killing himself with a single gunshot to the head. Last Updated: 1/9/04