Ron Horton

 

 

Age: 49

 

Summary: Phoenix police informer who had led police to two suspected serial killers in 2006 and was credited with ending their months-long shooting spree when he started working with police after an old drinking buddy identified as Samuel Dieteman had allegedly told him that he and his roommate Dale Hausner would blast at people with shotguns late at night as they cruised the streets of Phoenix, Arizona before Dieteman was charged with two counts of murder and Hausner with seven (both pleaded not guilty), in which their trial was scheduled to begin in April 2008.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from a staph infection

 

Born: July 19, 1958

 

Died: January 26, 2008

 

Location: Phoenix, Arizona