An investigation is ongoing after a pursuit ended in the death of a car thief suspect. Initial reports indicate that an off duty administrator for the Arizona Department of Public Safety, Deputy Director Heston Silbert, followed a car that he believed had been stolen. The vehicle Silbert was operating did not have lights, siren, or a radio. After a lengthy pursuit the suspect crashed, was ejected, and died as a result of his injuries.
The Arizona DPS has released 9-1-1 audio from the chase to the public. They indicate that more audio will be forthcoming.