PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say two people have been arrested in connection with a homicide in the town of Clarkdale, about 40 miles east of Prescott.
They say 46-year-old Troy Hockett of Clarkdale has been booked into the Yavapai County Jail on suspicion of second-degree murder, concealment of a dead body and tampering with physical evidence. Clarkdale police say 44-year-old Melinda Ezell of Oklahoma is being held on suspicion of hindering prosecution in the first degree.
Police officials say officers went to a Clarkdale home Wednesday morning to investigate a suspicious death. No other details about the case have been released yet, but police said they have determined it’s a homicide.