9OYS Crime Watch
Two Sierra Vista men killed at party, arrest made
Taylor Wayne Phillips (photo courtesy of Cochise County Sheriff Department.
Web Producer: Ina Ronquillo
SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. (KGUN9-TV) - Sierra Vista Police have arrested Taylor Wayne Phillips, 19, in connection with a stabbing that led to the death of two men.
Carol Capas, a spokesperson with the Cochise County Sheriff Department tells KGUN9 that on Aug. 6, Cochise County received a call in reference to a fight in progress at a residence in the 4500 block of Cooper Street south of Sierra Vista. The first call was followed by a second call advising of a stabbing that had occurred at the same address.
When deputies arrived on scene, they located a 22-year-old male suffering from chest wounds. A 23-year-old male also was wounded in the chest. Both men were transported to the Sierra Vista Regional Health Care Center where they were pronounced deceased. A third victim was a 22-year-old male who suffered a facial wound.
Witnesses at the scene advised that there was a party at the home with an unknown number of people in attendance when a fight broke out.
Phillips has been charged with three count of aggravated assault, two counts of attempted murder.
The investigation is still on-going by the Cochise County Sheriff.