Bullhead City Man Arrested, Stabbed His Mother To Death

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Travers Wesley Proulx [Photo provided by Bullhead City Police]

BULLHEAD CITY — A Bullhead City man, Travers Proulx, has been arrested in connection with the stabbing death of his mother after an argument with her on Sunday morning.

According to Bullhead City Police, the 43-year-old Proulx and his mother, 74-year-old Bette Vaughn, got into an argument at a residence near Ramar and Trane roads around 4:15 a.m.

At that time, Proulx started stabbing his mother with a knife. His brother woke up to the sound of his mother screaming and tried to get Travers out of the house. Travers reportedly threatened to kill both his brother and his stepfather before he fled on foot.

Police searched the area for Proulx and received a tip that he was at a residence in the 1100 block of Gemstone Avenue. He was taken into custody without incident. He was booked into the Mohave County Jail in Kingman.

The Mohave County Sheriff Office K-9 assisted in the search for the murder weapon. The knife was located in the yard of a neighbor’s house on Jasper Avenue.

3 Comments

  1. Those swastika tattoos might be a hint as
    to this individual’s psyche.

    No matter the reasons for the attack,
    there’s an older woman whose life has
    been cut short. (no pun intended)

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