UPDATE: Suspect arrested for concealing body in freezer

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UPDATE: Friday, Jan. 16

FLORENCE -- A suspect has been arrested in connection to a body found in a freezer in Pinal County.

On Thursday, the Pinal County Sheriff's Office arrested and booked Richard Snider, 40, on one felony count of abandonment or concealment of a body.

UPDATE: Wednesday, DEC. 31

SUPERIOR -- Vanessa White, a public information officer with the Pinal County Sheriff's Office, confirmed Wednesday that the body of Deanna Rosalie Fuegos, 46, was identified.

Body found in freezer identified

Fuegos' fingerprints were used to identify her, White said.

The investigation is ongoing, and at this point, there are no suspects.


SUPERIOR -- The Pinal County Sheriff's Office is still awaiting autopsy results, but reports that the body was of an African-American female. The age is unknown at this time.


SUPERIOR -- The Pinal County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a camper found human remains near Superior.

The Superior Police Department took a call from a camper who discovered a freezer with a sack on top of it. Inside the freezer were human remains and the camper called 911.

Pinal County Sheriff's Office homicide detectives are investigating the scene about three miles south of the U.S. 60 and Picket Post.

There is no word on the identity of the remains.