N. Arizona murder suspect William Hewitt found dead

PRESCOTT, AZ - A man wanted for the murder of a woman in Northern Arizona has been found dead, authorities say.

Yavapai County Sheriff's Office spokesman Dwight D'Evelyn said 29-year-old William Hewitt's body was discovered just before 6 p.m. on Saturday.

D'Evelyn said a deputy found the suspect's vehicle in an area off Highway 89A and the Granite Dells Parkway in Prescott.

The deputy found Hewitt dead inside the truck of an apparent gunshot wound.

Hewitt was suspected of shooting and killing his 38-year-old girlfriend, Kristina Webb , on Friday.

Webb's body was found in a remote area south of Mayer around 1:30 p.m.

D'Evelyn said the woman's 5-year-old son was there when his mother was killed. The boy was placed in protective custody.

No other details were immediately available.

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