KINGMAN – A homicide suspect possibly committed suicide at the Mohave County Adult Detention Center in Kingman. The Sheriff’s Office reports that Justin Jarvy, 33, Yucca, is the focus of a continuing in-custody death investigation.
Jarvy was arrested and jailed for second degree murder Saturday, September 3 after witnesses told investigators they intervened when responding to a call for help and finding Jarvy controlling a woman in a choke-hold. Jarvy’s girlfriend, 32-year-old Michelle Bock Caswell, was dead at the scene at the residence they shared.
The sheriff’s office reports that Jarvy was pronounced dead late Monday night where held in a quarantine cell, after he was discovered with bedding tied around his neck. An official cause of death is still pending ongoing investigation by the agency and the medical examiner.