Arizona killer’s ex-wife says family is ‘thankful to be alive’ after the murder spree

Connie Jones, the ex-wife of accused mass murderer Dwight Jones, said on Tuesday in Arizona that she is “grateful to life.”

Connie Jones, the ex-wife of accused mass murderer Dwight Jones, said Tuesday afternoon that her ex, she is afraid for the last nine years of her life.

“We know that We were the primary goals of Dwight Jones, and we are grateful to live,” Connie told reporters in Flagstaff, Arizona, according to


Her ex-husband, Dwight, is linked to six different murders in the Phoenix, Scottsdale, and Fountain Hills areas in the course of five days. The police said he killed himself on June 4 in a hotel room as officers closed in on him.

Husband of Connie Jones says that the family was in hiding out of fear for the years Dwight Jones would try to kill her. #Fox10Phoenix @RG_FOX10

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Connie, who was married to Dwight more than 20 years and the divorce in 2009, said she lived “on high alert for nine years” and she felt that she had her own “personal terrorist.”

After the news of Dwight’s alleged killing spree, Connie said in a statement she was “deeply saddened by the tragedy caused by my ex-husband,” which she described as a “very emotionally disturbed person.”


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Connie’s current husband, Richard Anglin, a former police detective, was the one who contacted the police in the aftermath of the murders. At the press conference Tuesday, Anglin said the family has extensive security measures to protect Connie and her son from her ex-husband.

“We had three safe houses, countless rental cars. We were attack-trained dogs that we had to bring in, 24-hour security,” said anglin.. “Dwight Jones repeatedly tried to get through our security, but he was never able to gain access to the family. But it was not because he didn’t try.”

Dwight Jones victims included in a forensic psychiatrist who testified against him in court, two paralegals who worked at a law firm that practices divorce and a divorce counselor. Two other victims, a man and a woman in Fountain Hills.

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