HOMICIDE- GOLDEN VALLEY
On Saturday (10/3) at approximately 10:10 PM, Mohave County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to the 4600 block of N. So Hi Blvd., in Golden Valley in reference to a shooting. The caller, later identified as Roy Dean Medlin, 64 of Golden Valley, indicated that he had gotten into a physical altercation with his roommate and had shot him. Upon arrival, Deputies observed a subject, later identified as David Scott Hendrix, 49, deceased in the residence from an apparent gunshot wound. Medical personnel responded to the scene and the subject was confirmed deceased. Detectives with the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene and assumed the investigation.
Roy Dean Medlin was transported to the Mohave County Adult Detention Facility where he was booked for 2nd Degree Murder. The investigation is ongoing and the official cause of death is pending an autopsy by the Mohave County Medical Examiner’s Office.