Bodies Found In Search For Missing Arizona Couple, Man Arrested

Authorities said two bodies believed to be an Arizona couple who vanished 10 days ago were found on Thursday by sheriff's officials and a man was arrested on suspicion of their murder.
A son of the victims told police that Mike and Tina Careccia were last seen leaving their home in Maricopa--30 miles south of Phoenix--on June 22nd. Their car was found about a mile away, covered in dirt.
Authorities said 38-year-old Jose Valenzuela was booked into the Pinal County jail on suspicion of first-degree murder after their remains were discovered on the property where he lives.
In a statement, Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu said, "Our investigators and staff continue to carefully gather evidence that we believe will prove critical to our investigation and result in a stronger criminal case."



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