Brutal Beheading in Phoenix – woman murdered with her 2 dogs

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A brutal beheading in Phoenix, Arizona – Police described the crime scene in a quite Phoenix neighborhood as “horrific.” The beheaded body of Trina Heisch, 49, was found along with her two dogs, inside a closet in the blood-soaked residence.


A blood-soaked crime scene

Trina’s neighbor, George Loney, went to check on her because he had not seen her in several days. When he arrived at her home, he encountered her husband, 43, who was naked and had a severed left arm, as well as missing his right eyeball.

According to Arizona Central,

The neighbor could see that the apartment’s floors and walls were covered in blood and immediately contacted authorities. Officers saw several knives in the residence, and it remains unknown which were used during the slaying and self-mutilation.

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Sgt Trent Crump, Phoenix Police – photo credit: Garrett Mitchell

Trina’s decapitated body was found inside a walk-in closet in the master bedroom of the residence, along with the bodies of two mutilated dogs.

The husband’s injuries appeared to be self-inflicted. He admitted to killing “three family members.” He was taken to a local hospital, where he underwent surgery for the injuries. Police are currently double checking with relatives to make sure he was referring to the dogs as “family members.”

Mental illness

The couple had a history of mental illness, and actually met each other at a mental health facility. Neighbors stated that they had recently had many domestic troubles, and screams were a frequent occurrence. They stated the fighting had grown worse over the last couple of weeks.

Police stated that they had received numerous calls to the residence for “Domestic-related” issues.

According to ABC15

Police say the suspect was arrested in 2003 for attempting to kill a family member. The victim was arrested in March of this year for domestic violence assault after she reportedly tried to stab the suspect.

The suspect will be booked into jail after he is released from the hospital.

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