Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018 | 9:54 a.m.
PHOENIX — Phoenix police suspect a convicted felon charged with murder in the killing of his mother and stepfather may have committed seven other killings.
Police plan a news conference Thursday to discuss the case involving 35-year-old Cleophus Cooksey.
The other victims include his ex-girlfriend's brother as well as people who appeared to be random targets during a three-week period starting in late November.
Cooksey was arrested Dec. 17 at the home of where his mother and stepfather were killed.
He faces two counts of premeditated first-degree murder and one count of weapon possession by a prohibited person.
He previously served time in prison for manslaughter and armed robbery.