In what many have felt would be a cold, unsolved case, a family is relieved to learn that an arrest has been made in the 2005 murder of a Valley woman and U.S. Air Force.
Latoyi Clinkscale has been extradited to Phoenix from a prison in Wasco, California after being named a suspect in the murder case of Shelia Jones. Clinkscale has been serving time for another crime.
Details have not been released yet as to what led authorities to Clinkscale, however it is believed that a DNA sample was obtained. It is believed that the crime started as a burglary that escalated. Authorities believe the killing was random.
A co-worker and close friend found Jones in her Phoenix townhome at 19th and Glendale avenues just days after Christmas in 2005.