Prescott Police make arrest in double homicide

Police are investigating a double homicide in Prescott and have arrested a suspect in the case. Investigators say after a relative went to a home to check on the resident who failed to show up for an appointment, they called the police.

Inside the home located on Side Road, officers found 75-year-old Anita Wells deceased.  Another female victim, identified as 47-year-old Jodi Reed, was also found deceased, along with a male who suffered serious injuries.

The male victim was airlifted to Flagstaff for treatment.

Police have arrested the son of one of the victims this crime.  They arrested Ms. Wells' son, Jerry Lee Wells, a 51-year-old man.  He was taken into custody on Friday evening, and now faces four felony counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, and two counts of premeditated murder.

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