Vegan Chef Arrested As Suspect In Murder Case

He has been charged with three counts of first-degree murder
Anthony Milan Ross (Photo: Facebook)

Vegan chef and author Anthony Milan Ross has been arrested and charged with three counts of first-degree murder and more than a dozen counts of aggravated assault on an officer.

According to local media, Ross, who was arrested on Christmas Day, reportedly exchanged gunfire with police after a six-hour standoff in an Arizona apartment complex.

Visiting

Ross was reportedly in Phoenix visiting his children, who lived with estranged wife Iris.

Witnesses told police they heard a number of gunshots from in and around his apartment.

When police arrived at the complex, they found Iris' body.

Standoff

The standoff between officers and the chef then ensued.

According to officers, they hoped one or both children were still alive, but it transpired they had both been killed.

The motive for the killings is not known.

(c)2018 Plant Based News LTD. All Rights Reserved.
Reuse this content
PBN Contributor:

Maria is the head of written content for Plant Based News. Also a former magazine editor, newspaper reporter, and features writer. Her writing has been published by The Guardian, The Huffington Post, and various regional newspapers, as well as Vegan Life magazine and Vegan Trade Journal. She has interviewed a huge range of people, from Prime Ministers to authors, activists, pop stars and actors, and enjoys the varied range of topics writing for PBN allows her to tackle. You can follow her on Twitter @MariaChiorando and Instagram @mariachiorando.

Join the conversation

Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in this article are prepared in the author's capacity and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of Plant Based News itself. 

Since you're here...
Plant Based News is a FREE service that receives millions of views each week on YoutubeFacebookInstagramTwitterour weekly newsletter and this website. This takes a lot of our personal time, money and hard work. But we do it because we KNOW it makes a difference. If those following our reporting helped by contributing, we could do even more. Please consider supporting us so we can create further awareness about animal rights, environmentalism, ethical consumerism and the plant-based lifestyle. Not a false narrative - but information that empowers people to make better choices.

Support Plant Based News

It's World Vegan Day