Chandler Man Gets 16 Years in Federal Prison for Indian Reservation Murder

PHOENIX, Ariz. – Yesterday, John Michael Gregg, 36, of Chandler, Arizona, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Dominic W. Lanza to 16 years in prison, followed by three years of supervised release.

On September 1, 2019, at a location within the Gila River Indian Community, Gregg shot the victim multiple times, resulting in the victim’s death. Gregg is an enrolled member of the Tohono O’odham Nation. Gregg had previously pleaded guilty to Second Degree Murder on September 1, 2020.

The Gila River Police Department conducted the investigation in this case. Assistant U.S. Attorney Raynette Logan, District of Arizona, Phoenix, handled the prosecution.