Arizona police arrest suspected serial killer

PHOENIX, Ariz. (KPNX) – Police in Phoenix, Arizona announced Thursday they had tied one man to nine homicides that occurred in a span of three weeks at the end of 2017.

Cleophus Cooksey Jr. was arrested on Dec. 17 after he was found inside an apartment with a man and woman, later identified as his mother and stepfather, both dead from gunshot wounds.

Cooksey was later booked for first-degree murder.

Now, a month after his arrest, Phoenix authorities have tied Cooksey to seven other unsolved homicides.

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