PHOENIX — Police have arrested a Phoenix man accused of fatally shooting a
woman as part of a murder-suicide plan.
Police spokesman Steve Martos said Tuesday that 44-year-old Darren Helton was
booked into jail this week after being treated for injuries he suffered in the
Helton faced one count of second-degree murder.
Authorities said Helton shot 29-year-old Elizabeth Smith on Friday at a Phoenix
apartment and then attempted suicide.
The couple lived together at the apartment.