Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call of a shooting at a residence in the 1900 block of Fairway Place on Friday (8/19) afternoon. Deputies were informed that a family member at the residence had witnessed Matthew Lincoln Plough, 45, shoot Kimberly Kay Plough, 43.
After the shooting, the family member ran from the residence and notified construction workers in the area. Deputies spoke to the witness who reported Matthew Plough was intoxicated and had started an argument.
The witness told deputies that during the incident, Matthew retrieved a handgun and shot Kimberly. Mohave County Sheriff’s Office Tactical Operation Unit, with the assistance of Bullhead City Police Department Swat responded to the residence and were unable to contact Matthew Plough.
Bullhead City Police Department robot entered the residence and located Matthew Plough deceased of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. Kimberly was also found in the home deceased.