Burglars hit home of murdered Fountain Hills couple

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(Source: 3TV/CBS 5) (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
The victims of the double homicide at the Fountain Hills home have been identified as 70-year-old Mary Simmons and 72-year-old Bryon Thomas. (Source 3TV/CBS 5) The victims of the double homicide at the Fountain Hills home have been identified as 70-year-old Mary Simmons and 72-year-old Bryon Thomas. (Source 3TV/CBS 5)
FOUNTAIN HILLS, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office says burglars hit the home of the Fountain Hills couple found murdered Monday morning.

The overnight burglary happened at around 3 a.m. at the home of 70-year-old Mary Simmons and 72-year-old Bryon Thomas.

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The couple was allegedly killed over the weekend by shooting spree suspect Dwight Jones.

The couple's deaths brought the number of Jones' suspected victims to six.

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Police said Jones shot and killed himself inside his room at an Extended Stay America in Scottsdale as officers closed in on him early Monday morning.

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Police say Jones and the victims, Simmons and Thomas, had a "social/recreational relationship." Police say Simmons and Jones met four to five years ago through tennis and would occasionally meet to play at local parks.

In Wednesday's early morning burglary, several rooms in the home had clearly been gone through. It is unclear what items were taken but property was stolen from the home.

First four victims

Thursday, May 31 - Dr. Steve Pitt

Friday, June 1 - Laura Anderson and Veleria Sharp

Saturday, June 2 - Dr. Marshall Levine

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