Man choked woman to death during domestic violence incident, police say

Sep 3, 2022, 10:19 PM | Updated: 10:42 pm
The booking photo for homicide suspect, Justin
James Jarvy, 33. (Courtesy: Mohave County Sheriff's ...
The booking photo for homicide suspect, Justin James Jarvy, 33. (Courtesy: Mohave County Sheriff's Office)
(Courtesy: Mohave County Sheriff's Office)

YUCCA, Arizona — A 33-year-old-man is in police custody after allegedly killing a woman during a domestic incident, according to police.

According to Mohave County Sheriff’s office, Justin James Jarvy, 33, choked 32-year-old Michelle Bock-Caswell to death on Saturday at approximately 12:37 a.m.

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the area of 3700 W 12435 South in Yucca, Arizona, when police found Bock-Caswell dead with Jarvy detained by two male witnesses.

The two witnesses told deputies they were in their own home when they heard Bock-Caswell and Jarvy fighting and heard Bock-Caswell yell for help from another home. The two men went to the residence and attempted to help.

The two witnesses entered the home and witnessed Jarvy on top Bock-Caswell, holding her in a chokehold around her neck, according to police. The two men yelled at Jarvy to get off Bock-Caswell, but he refused.

One of the men began to fight with Jarvy to keep him away from Bock-Caswell, and the suspect began to threaten the two men.

Jarvy was transported to a local hospital for injuries he received during the fight, and after being treated, he was sent to the Mohave County Adult Detention Center.

The Mohave County Medical Examiner’s Office will conduct an autopsy to determine the official cause of death.


KSL 5 TV Live

Top Stories


The stranger holding a handgun in the driveway....
Shelby Lofton

‘He seemed prepared for battle:’ Neighbors terrified after encounter with armed stranger

Federal Heights residents are shaken up after a suspicious encounter with a stranger Friday afternoon.
24 hours ago
surveillance image of possible shooter...
Associated Press

Killings of 5 men in California are related, police say

Rewards totaling $85,000 have been offered for information leading to an arrest in five fatal shootings since July in Stockton, California, that investigators believe are related.
24 hours ago
Emergency lights...
Pat Reavy,

Utah teen who stabbed sleeping couple woke up wanting to hurt someone, charges say

A 15-year-old boy accused of entering a Taylorsville home at random and stabbing a couple in their bed told police he woke up early that morning wanting to "hurt someone," according to court records.
24 hours ago
Bags of heroin, some laced with fentanyl, are displayed before a press conference regarding a major...
Michael Houck

Utah man arrested at Salt Lake Airport with 4,100 fentanyl pills and 378 heroin doses

A man was arrested at the Salt Lake Airport with fentanyl pills planned to be distributed in Utah on Thursday.  
24 hours ago
OREM, UT - FEBRUARY 21: A bump stock is installed on an AK-47 at Good Guys Gun and Range on Februar...
Associated Press

Supreme Court rejects bump stock ban cases, one from Utahn

The Supreme Court says it won't take up two cases that involved challenges to a ban enacted during the Trump administration on bump stocks. Those are the gun attachments that allow semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly like machine guns.
24 hours ago
Francisco Jesus Huerta-Martinez, in 2015..
(Courtesy: West Valley City Police) Department...
Carter Williams,

Fugitive charged with 2015 killing of West Valley woman arrested

A man who was charged with murder in the killing of a West Valley woman in 2015 has been arrested after seven years on the run.
2 days ago

Sponsored Articles

Hand turning a thermostat knob to increase savings by decreasing energy consumption. Composite imag...
Lighting Design

5 Lighting Tips to Save Energy and Money in Your Home

Advances in lighting technology make it easier to use smart features to cut costs. Read for tips to save energy by using different lighting strategies in your home.
Portrait of smiling practitioner with multi-ethnic senior people...
Summit Vista

How retirement communities help with healthy aging

There are many benefits that retirement communities contribute to healthy aging. Learn more about how it can enhance your life, or the life of your loved ones.
Happy diverse college or university students are having fun on their graduation day...
BYU MBA at the Marriott School of Business

How to choose what MBA program is right for you: Ask these questions before you apply!

Wondering what MBA program is right for you? Take this quiz before you apply to see if it will help you meet your goals.
Cloud storage technology with 3d rendering drawer with files in cloud...
PC Laptops

How backing up your computer can help you relieve stress

Don't wait for something bad to happen before backing up your computer. Learn how to protect your data before disaster strikes.
young woman with stickers on laptop computer...
Les Olson

7 ways print marketing materials can boost your business

Custom print marketing materials are a great way to leave an impression on clients or customers. Read for a few ideas to spread the word about your product or company.
young woman throwing clothes to organize a walk in closet...
Lighting Design

How to organize your walk-in closet | 7 easy tips to streamline your storage today

Read our tips to learn how to organize your walk-in closet for more storage space. These seven easy tips can help you get the most out of your space.
Man choked woman to death during domestic violence incident, police say