Originally published Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 02:24p.m.

WILLIAMS, Ariz. - The victims of a homicide in the Red Lake area of Williams have been identified by the Coconino County Sheriff's Office. Elaine Fann, 70, and her sister, Vivian Scheuerman, 65, were found dead in their home Oct. 27. The two victims lived at Fann’s residence on Pine Street in the Red Lake area of Williams. Both victims had been shot and likely died as a result of those injuries. Autopsies are to be performed by the Coconino County Medical Examiners Office.

The suspect is identified as Gustavo Espino, 60. Espino also lived on the property and is believed to be the boyfriend and business partner or employee of Fann. Espino was booked into the Coconino County Detention Facility on two counts of murder and is being held on $2 million bond. Detectives are continuing the investigation into both deaths.


A Coconino County Sheriff's Office deputy provides security at the residence of Elaine Fann Oct. 28. Fann and her sister were found dead at the home near Williams, Arizona on Oct. 27, 2019. (Wendy Howell/Williams-Grand Canyon News)