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Ex-wife of Dwight Jones holds news conference after Valley killings

TODAY: Suspect's ex to talk after 6 killings
Posted at 8:01 AM, Jun 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-13 07:27:44-04

The ex-wife of the man suspected of six recent killings in metro Phoenix, the ex-wife's divorce attorney and the ex-wife's current husband held a news conference Tuesday afternoon in Flagstaff. 


None had previously spoken publicly about the case involving 56-year-old Dwight Lamon Jones, who authorities say killed himself as police closed in on him June at an extended-stay residence in Scottsdale.

Dr. Connie Jones' current husband is Rick Anglin, a former police detective who reportedly first linked the killings to his wife's former husband.

Jones told reporters that she spent several years protecting herself from her ex, Jones.

She says she had around-the-clock security, drove different routes to work and went to different grocery stores. She also took firearms training and defensive driving. 

Connie Jones says she was certain she was her ex-husband's primary target after they divorced about eight years ago.

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The attorney is Elizabeth Feldman, a lawyer with a firm where two paralegals were fatally shot.

Other victims included a forensic psychiatrist, a counselor and a Fountain Hills couple.

MAP: Where each killing and suspect suicide occurred in the Valley

If you are in a domestic situation and do not feel safe, consider calling 9-1-1 or the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233.