By Fox News . . .The suspect, identified as David Bohart, 34, had been released from the Tucson state prison complex Monday after serving a three-year stint for possession or use of dangerous drugs, according to the Arizona Department of Corrections website. . .
On Wednesday, Tucson police found the body of Marika L. Jones, 49, with stab wounds at a home along with a file of prison records about Bohart, the Arizona Republic reported.
It was not immediately clear what connection Bohart had to Jones or what led to her death. He was booked into the Pima County jail on suspicion of second-degree murder, the report said.
In a statement, police said Jones’ body was discovered after a man who identified himself as an out-of-state attorney called to say someone had been killed in a home. While investigating at the location, detectives were told of a 911 call made Monday by an unidentified man who said he was just released from prison and killed his girlfriend. (Read more from “Man Kills Woman Hours After Being Released from Prison” HERE)
Man Arrested on Suspicion of Killing Woman After Being Released from Prison
By AZ Central. A man who police suspect of killing a woman the same day he was released from prison was arrested Friday at a Tucson hotel.
Police and members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force took David James Bohart, 34, into custody at a hotel in the 7000 block of South Tucson Boulevard on suspicion of killing Marika L. Jones, 49, according to a news release from Tucson Police Department.
The Arizona Department of Corrections confirmed for police that Bohart had been released from prison Monday, Nov. 19, and failed to check into a court-ordered treatment facility in Cottonwood. When he didn’t show up, a warrant was issued for his arrest.
Bohart was booked into a Pima County jail on the warrant and on suspicion of second-degree murder, the news release stated.
Bohart remained in jail Saturday. Online court records don’t list an attorney who could comment on his behalf. (Read more from “Man Arrested on Suspicion of Killing Woman After Being Released from Prison” HERE)