Longtime Phoenix Host Bill Heywood, Wife Found Dead
January 5, 2012 at 3:53 AM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of longtime PHOENIX radio personality BILL HEYWOOD and his wife SUSAN, who were found dead in a hotel room in SCOTTSDALE, AZ WEDNESDAY afternoon.
Police found the couple dead of gunshot wounds in a room at the HOMEWOOD SUITES at about 1p (MT) with a note that indicated nobody else was involved in the deaths; the ARIZONA REPUBLIC and KPNX-TV described the note as a "suicide note."
BILL HEYWOOD was best known as the former longtime morning man at KTAR-A and also worked at KPHO-A, KUPD-A, KFYI-A, KOY-A, and KFNN-A until his retirement in OCTOBER 2005, moving into real estate at the time. SUSAN was an advertising and marketing executive; the couple was active with animal rescue charities.