PHOENIX - After an intense investigation across multiple states, wanted murder suspect, Jason Earl Armstrong, 26, was found dead after a standoff with police in Phoenix.

The FBI previously said Armstrong had ties to other places outside of his North Carolina home, including Phoenix.

He was eventually found to be hiding out in the Valley.

According to the FBI, prior to his death, Armstrong ran from law enforcement into an apartment located at 4326 N. 35th Avenue on Wednesday.

The FBI said agents and Phoenix police negotiated for hours with Armstrong to safely surrender before entering the apartment.

Iris Armstrong, a soldier stationed at Fort Bragg, was allegedly murdered by her husband, Jason Armstrong. Jason Armstrong was later found dead after a police standoff in Phoenix on July 27, 2016.
Iris Armstrong, a soldier stationed at Fort Bragg, was allegedly murdered by her husband, Jason Armstrong. Jason Armstrong was later found dead after a police standoff in Phoenix on July 27, 2016.

They found Armstrong unresponsive with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead.

Armstrong was wanted as a suspect in the murder of his wife, an Army solider, at Fort Bragg.

According to the FBI, Armstrong allegedly killed his wife, Iris Armstrong, inside their home on the army base in Fayetteville, North Carolina, on July 1, 2016.

The FBI said Armstrong was seen on surveillance video using his wife's debit card shortly after the murder.