Suspect in '81 homicide arrested in Phoenix

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By Alicia Barron By Alicia Barron


PHOENIX -- Gary Bivens, 51, was arrested Tuesday morning near Buckeye Road and 14th Street for murdering a 93-year-old woman and assaulting her 92-year-old sister-in-law in Phoenix in 1981.


PHOENIX – Silent Witness is offering a $500 cash reward for anyone who can provide information leading to the arrest of a homicide suspect.

Silent Witness is helping Phoenix police with a cold case homicide warrant for 51-year-old Gary Billy Bivens. He is wanted in connection with a 1981 homicide in south Phoenix.

Anyone with information on Bivens’ whereabouts can contact Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS or 480-948-6377.

All calls are subject to warrant verification by Silent Witness.