Person of interest in woman's murder kills himself

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By Alicia Barron By Alicia Barron

UPDATE: Thursday at 2 p.m.:

Greg Hawkins, identified as a person of interest in the shooting death of a Glendale woman, killed himself during a standoff with police.

Hawkins was located at a family residence in northern California. He was contacted by law enforcement and he reportedly barricaded himself in the home.

After what police describe as "lengthy negotiations," Hawkins took his own life. The 2005 white Chrysler Sebring was located at the same home.

James Keefer remains missing. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call Glendale police at (623) 930-3310 or contact 480-WITNESS.


GLENDALE and PEORIA -- Authorities say a Peoria man who's been missing for nearly two weeks is wanted as a "person of interest" in the shooting death of a Glendale mother who was killed while out for a jog.

Officials with the Mohave County Sheriff's Department said they were informed Wednesday evening that Glendale police are looking for Greg Hawkins in connection with the murder of  Cynthia Langrall just before Christmas.

Langrall, 57, was shot in the head while out for her regular early morning jog.

Hawkins, however,  has been missing since Dec. 16, along with his roommate, James Jay Keefer.

Keefer, 55, reportedly told friends that he was going to explore an area near Kingman. He was due back on Dec. 19, but never returned. His family and friends have not heard from Keefer since he left Peoria, and police say attempts to contact him have not been successful.

Wednesday night, Glendale police released information connecting Hawkins with Langrall's murder on Dec. 21.

While police have not said whether Hawkins and Langrall knew each other, they do believe Hawkins is armed and dangerous and they're concerned that Keefer could be in danger.

Hawkins and Keefer were last seen driving a white 2005 Chrysler Sebring convertible a black top. The car has the Arizona license plate 1MSGT2U.

Anyone with any information is urged to call the Glendale Police Department.