Pueblo Police arrest man for murder after body found in suitcase

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PUEBLO, Colo. — Anthony Cuevas, 36, was arrested on charges of 1st degree murder and a parole violation in connection to the homicide investigation involving a body inside a suitcase that was discovered Thursday.

Anthony Cuevas, Courtesy of Colorado Department of Corrections

36 year-old Melanie Ann Cuevas was also arrested on charges of criminal impersonation warrant.

Pueblo Police said on Friday around 5:19 a.m. detectives received several calls regarding the person of interest and the couple was contacted by officers off Outlook Boulevard.

Pueblo County Coroner will release the name of the victim soon.

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