Kingman Man Kills Girlfriend, Himself In Murder/Suicide

Published by The Bee News

August 29, 2018

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MEADVIEW–A Meadview woman was allegedly killed by the hands of her boyfriend in what authorities say is a murder/suicide investigation.

Mohave County Sheriff’s spokeswoman Anita Mortensen said deputies were dispatched Tuesday around 8 p.m. to a residence in the 700 block of Bright Angel Drive for a welfare check. The reporting party stated her neighbor had been having issues with an ex-boyfriend and she had not been heard from in awhile.

When deputies arrived on scene the found a female subject slumped over the inside of a vehicle with reported multiple gunshot wounds and a male subject lying on the ground with an apparent gunshot wound to the head.

Mortensen said a silver handgun was reportedly found next to the male.

The victim has been identified as Cheryl Lynn Clark, 67. The male has been identified as John Belcher, 70, of Kingman.

Next of kin have been notified, said Mortensen. The case has been forwarded to detectives for further review as the case remains ongoing.

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  1. David Clou

    John Belcher was a POS bullying women & liar. Glad he’s dead. Weak MF.

  2. David Clou

    John Belcher was a P O S glad he’s got dead. He bullied women & lies out his mouth all the time

  3. Kimberly Snyder

    John was my late Husband’s Father and I feel so ? for them I didn’t know his girlfriend but I pray they are at peace ?

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