John Leo Davis Jr., is just as sorry as he can be for fatally stabbing his wife, Michele Davis, to death in their home in Goodyear, Arizona. The Daily Mail is reporting now that John Leo Davis was extremely apologetic and cried like a baby when he called 911 to report murdering his wife. His tears didn’t make a difference. Police still charged him with first-degree murder. John Leo Davis Jr., is currently being held in the Maricopa County Jail on $2 million bond.
Court records show that the stabbing death of Michele Davis occurred after John Leo Davis Jr., slapped his son in the face for playing video games. When the boy alerted his mother about the assault, she confronted John Leo Davis Jr., and paid with her life.
According to the boy, the couple began arguing, and then all of a sudden John Leo Davis chased his wife around the house with the knife. The chase ended at the front door of the home, where investigators found the victim with multiple stab wounds to the back. She was lying unresponsive in a pool of blood when law enforcement officials arrived, The Arizona Republic reports.
35-year old Michele Davis was transported to a local hospital where she died from her injuries. Since the attack, a total of seven children were taken into custody and placed in the home of family members. Court records also show that a 16-year old child was not at home when the fatal incident took place. John and Michele Davis had just three children together out of a total of eight children.
John Leo Davis was not only abusive to his children and his wife. A background check suggests that John Leo Davis has a criminal history involving multiple domestic violence related incidents. According to The Daily Mail, those charges involved his now deceased wife Michele Davis and two other women from two previous relationships.
Family and friends of Michele Erlick Davis are devastated by the loss. A GoFundMe page has been set up to help her children.
“Michele was tragically killed yesterday, 3/26/15, leaving behind 8 wonderful children. I have set up this gofundme account in hopes that we can raise money to help off-set the funeral costs and also help support the transition with her children who are left behind. We appreciate your continued prayers and support in this difficult time and your willingness to help Michele and her children.”
Today’s news is often filled with terrible stories of abuse, hatred, and violence within the family unit. Most homicides are committed by someone that you know. Just yesterday, Inquisitr reported on the case of a dad who stands accused in the disappearance of his son. The father, Pierre Collins, has denied having any knowledge about his son disappearance. The 10-year-old boy, Barway Collins, is still missing.
Earlier this year, Inquisitr also reported on the murder of Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo. The Crespo’s life was painted as a picture perfect family until it was revealed that Mayor Daniel Crespo was not the people thought he was. At home, domestic violence was a staple in the home. On the last night of his life, Crespo physically hit his son and was shot and killed by his wife, Lyvette Crespo.
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