Leonard Leon, Beldon Patrick and Bella Leon Die in Scottsdale Crash
Scottsdale, Arizona—Three members of a family living on the Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Reservation were killed when a black SUV driven by John McDonagh, age 46, slammed into their vehicle on Saturday night at about 9:30 p.m. The family members are identified as Leonard Leon, his wife Beldon Patrick and their six-year-old daughter, Bella Leon.
The accident occurred at Dobson and Chapparal roads. Police report that Mr. McDonagh was driving 60 miles per hour in a 35 miles per hour zone. He exhibited signs of impairment and refused to take field sobriety tests or a blood test. The investigating officer obtained a search warrant to draw McDonagh’s blood for testing.
McDonagh was booked into jail and charged with extreme DUI, manslaughter, speeding and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Bond is set at $250,000 with the next hearing scheduled for January 4th.
We offer our deep sympathy to the Leon family and friends over this tragic and senseless loss.
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