Two dead in apparent murder-suicide

August 30, 2018

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the scene of an apparent murder-suicide Tuesday evening in Meadview.

The reporting party told deputies her neighbor was having domestic issues with an ex-boyfriend, and had not seen or heard from her neighbor recently. Deputies arrived at the residence, where they discovered a deceased woman inside a vehicle, identified as Cheryl L. Clark, 67.

Clark was the victim of multiple gunshots. A man, identified as 70-year-old Kingman resident John Belcher, was lying on the ground nearby with a single gunshot wound to his head. A silver handgun was located near the man’s body.

The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office has notified next of kin, and the case was forwarded to Sheriff’s detectives for review. The investigation is ongoing.

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