Man in custody in case of body found in suitcase in Pueblo-area trash

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PUEBLO | Police in southern Colorado have taken into custody a 36-year-old man as they investigate the death of a woman whose body was found in a suitcase in the trash.

Pueblo police say the man, who was on parole for a previous offense, was arrested Friday night. They also took his wife into custody.

The body of a woman was found Thursday in a suitcase inside a large trash bin. The victim’s name has not been released.

Few other details about the incident have been released.