On April 26, 2022, detectives with the Lake Havasu City Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Unit arrested Stacy Childs for a homicide that occurred in 2005.
The death of Barbara Kalow occurred in April of 2005 and has remained unsolved since that time. Kalow was 45-years old when her life was tragically cut short after she was killed in a motel room located in the 400 block of London Bridge Rd.
The Criminal Investigations Unit detectives and the Cold Case Squad began to re-investigate the case full-time in 2018. Through that investigation, DNA results established probable cause for a 2nd-degree Murder arrest warrant for the suspect, Stacy Childs, who is a 60-year-old male Santa Cruz, California resident.
On April 26, 2022, at approximately 10:00 a.m., Lake Havasu City Police Department detectives, with the assistance of the Santa Cruz Police Department, arrested Childs in Santa Cruz, California. Childs is currently being held at the Santa Cruz County Jail until he is extradited to Arizona.