Man Who Murdered Six People Connected To His 2009 Divorce Commits Suicide - The Dreamin Demon

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SCOTTSDALE, AZ – A man suspected of killing up to six people connected to his 2009 divorce and custody battle has killed himself.

Six people found murdered over the last few days were connected to 56-year-old Dwight Jones’ divorce from his wife in 2009.

The divorce involved the typical messy subjects — fights over money and child-custody issues — and did not work out in Jones’s favor.

On Thursday, police believe Jones killed renowned psychiatrist Dr. Steven Pitt. Some of you true crime buffs may remember Dr. Pitt as the 59-year-old was involved in the JonBenet Ramsey murder and the Jodi Arias trial.

He was also the psychiatrist Jones was ordered to see during his divorce. Jones shot Pitt to death Thursday night outside his Phoenix office.

The next day, Jones shot two paralegals to death. Veleria Sharp, 48, and Laura Anderson, 49 worked at the law firm Burt Feldman Grenier. A partner at that law office, Elizabeth Feldman, represented Jones’ wife and was probably the intended victim.

The following morning, hypnotherapist and life coach Marshall Levine was shot to death by Jones just after midnight Saturday at his Scottsdale office. Jones’ son had been ordered to undergo therapy with someone who shares the same office space as Levine.

Police believe that like the two paralegals, Levine was at the wrong place at the wrong time.

Police were already tracking Jones since Saturday, possibly because of the current husband of Jones’ ex-wife, who is a police detective who quickly connected the dots. Investigators watched Jones drop a bag in a trash can on Sunday afternoon that contained a gun linked to the murders via DNA and shell casings.

Two more victims linked to Jones, a man and a woman, were found Monday morning in the Phoenix suburb of Fountain Hills. Hours later, a SWAT team tried to take Jones into custody but found he had died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound inside his Extended Stay America hotel room.

“Today is not a success story, but it’s a story that has that has closure,” said Assistant Scottsdale Police Chief Rich Slavin.

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