Crime Kingman

Armed Robbery Victim Has Died

KINGMAN – The 80-year-old woman injured during the Armed Robbery on January 23rd has died as a result of injuries she received. She died on February 25th, while at Sunrise Medical Center in Las Vegas. The suspect, Joseph Franklin-Martinez Berryhill, 34 of Phoenix, is currently being held in Las Vegas at the Clark County Jail on felony charges related to Fraud, Burglary and Narcotic Offenses in NV and a Fugitive from Justice hold regarding assorted AZ charges. Kingman Police Detectives will now seek an additional charge of Murder. Berryhill is also a suspect in a homicide and multiple armed robberies in the Phoenix area, beginning in November 2018. 5 hours after committing the armed robbery in Kingman Berryhill is alleged to have committed an armed robbery in Needles, Ca, which is being investigated by the San Bernardino Sheriff’s Office. Five days later (January 28th) Berryhill was arrested by the Henderson (NV) Police Department for assorted crimes related to Fraud, Burglary, and Narcotics. During this time Henderson Police investigators located evidence connecting Berryhill to the Kingman robbery. Kingman Detectives are working closely with Henderson Police, Phoenix Police, Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office and the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Office. Charging and extradition details are being coordinated.