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Raymond McLeod Jr. biography: 13 things Phoenix, Arizona bodybuilder

Raymond Samuel McLeod Jr. is a bodybuilder from Phoenix, Arizona, United States. Here are 13 more things about him:


  1. McLeod also goes by the names Ray McLeod, RJ McLeod, Matt Rodriguez, Matthew Rodriguez, Matteo Rodriguez, Maverick Rodriguez.
  2. He is a U.S. Marine Corps veteran but he never saw combat. He was disciplined and demoted for his violent behavior and refusal to follow directions.
  3. He was married twice. He was accused of abusing both of his former wives.
  4. He stands 5’11” and weighs 215-245 pounds.
  5. In February 2009, he was arrested in Arizona for aggravated assault on a minor. The complaint was dismissed by the court.
  6. In May 2016, he started dating Krystal Mitchell, a property manager who oversaw the apartment complex in Phoenix where he moved into. He was 2 years older than her. They were both divorced from their respective former spouses.
  7. On June 10, 2016, Mitchell was found fatally strangled in an apartment in Allied Gardens, San Diego, California, USA while they were visiting friends there. On June 11, 2016, he was named a person of interest in the investigation.
  8. In December 2016, police obtained an arrest warrant for him but he went on the lam.
  9. In 2017, he was spotted in Guatemala.
  10. In 2018, he was spotted in Belize.
  11. On April 5, 2021, the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) placed him on the Top 15 Most Wanted and offered $50,000 for information leading to his arrest. While wanted by the San Diego Police Department for Mitchell’s murder, he worked for a school in Sonsonate, El Salvador as an English teacher and went by the name Jack Donovan.
  12. On August 29, 2022, he was arrested in Sonsonate. After his arrest, he confirmed his identity to USMS and U.S. Embassy members who were on the ground with El Salvadoran authorities.
  13. He was 38 years old when he was arrested on August 29, 2022.

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