Register | Forgot Your Password? | Close
McIver.jpg
Mathew S. McIver. (Photo: Mesa Police Department)

MESA, Ariz. -- Authorities say a suspect is in custody in connection with a fatal hit-and-run accident in Mesa last week.

Mesa police said 36-year-old Matthew S. McIver was booked into jail Tuesday on suspicion of manslaughter and leaving the scene of a fatal accident.

They say McIver's car has been impounded as part of the investigation of last Tuesday night's accident that killed 68-year-old Richard Welck.

Police were looking for a white SUV with front-end damage and say a tip from a citizen helped lead to the arrest.

Authorities didn't immediately know if McIver has an attorney yet.

Associated Press,

share this story:
Attention KTAR.com Comment Users: We have recently changed our comments boards.
We would like you to be part of the conversation and The Voice of Arizona by logging in with your Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or Disqus account. Existing KTAR (Arizona Sports) account members will need to create a Disqus account or use one of the aforementioned social media logins. Thank you.
comments powered by Disqus

World Class Arizona

  • Dignity Health

    World Class People. World Class Company. Excellent care, delivered with compassion, for all in need.

Voice For A Better Arizona

  • Family in Focus

    KTAR spends the week taking a look at the issues a modern Arizona family faces.