Arizona Crime Kingman News


According To Mohave County Sheriff’s Office- On Friday (7/12), the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office Detectives Division received information of a potential unreported homicide that occurred in April 2019 at a home in the 4500 block of Glen Rd. in Kingman. After surveillance was conducted, Mohave County Sheriff’s Office SWAT, along with Detectives, served a search warrant of the residence. Mark Anthony Baldanado Jr., 31 of Kingman, and Carrie Conlyn Vanover, 23 of Kingman, were arrested and charged with first degree murder and were transported to Mohave County Adult Detention Facility. Both subjects confessed to their involvement in the murder. During the search warrant, the body of the victim was found concealed within a 55 gallon drum, which was buried in a shallow grave in the backyard of the property. The victim is believed to be Shawn Maureen Vanover, the mother of Carrie Vanover. An autopsy of the victim will be conducted to positively identify and determine the manner of death. This investigation is ongoing.