Phoenix killings of psychiatrist, 2 women linked

Forensic psychiatrist who worked on Jon Benet Ramsey case shot dead outside Arizona office

She also said her husband, a retired Phoenix police detective, recognized the connection between the divorce and the three crime scenes and he notified the police Saturday night, around the time the police say they got the crucial tip.

Police said the killings Friday of paralegals Veleria Sharp, 48, and Laura Anderson, 49, were related to Pitt's shooting, but they were still trying to determine exactly how the three victims were connected.

Isherwood still remembers the first time she met Pitt almost 15 years ago: He had already made a name for himself as a prominent psychiatrist by consulting on a number of notorious cases, including the 1999 shooting at Columbine High School and the JonBenét Ramsey murder investigation. The suspect was described by police as a white man wearing a black cap with a short brim. "I can not express the emotions I feel for the innocent families touched by this senseless violence", Connie Jones said.

Over a period of five days, six people were found shot to death in Phoenix, Scottsdale and Fountain Hills.

Levine was in his office after midnight on Saturday, Scottsdale police spokesman Sgt. Ben Hoster said. Police originally said the suspect killed four people but on Monday said there were two additional victims.

Authorities in Arizona said they spent a day and a half tracking Jones, eventually finding him at an extended-stay hotel in Scottsdale.

Pitt also consulted on cases including the Columbine High School massacre, Kobe Bryant's sexual assault case and the Phoenix serial killer known as the "Baseline Killer", who was sentenced to death for murdering nine people in 2005 and 2006. At one point during the surveillance, they observed Jones throw a small bag into a trash can near Scottsdale Rd. and Shea Blvd. In the Levine case, Scottsdale police received a call Saturday about a man found fatally shot inside an office. Sgt.

Police said the suspect was linked to the killings of a noted forensic psychiatrist, two paralegals and another man late last week.

The local attorney is a partner at the law firm where the two paralegals were killed. "Our hearts go out to the families of Veleria Sharp, Laura Anderson and Marshall Levine".

Some neighbors who were home on Monday afternoon stepped out to observe the police presence that remained on the street, which is usually a serene area.

The raid came as police identified the fourth victim, Marshall Levine, a 72-year-old counselor and life coach. Police followed her blood trail and found the other victim.

Scottsdale Police asked the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office to respond and check on the residents.

Sharp was a dedicated mother, wife and daughter, the law firm said. The package contained a.22-caliber pistol that was owned by the man who lived in Fountain Hills, he said.