VIDEO: Man arrested after dead wife found ‘riding’ in car during traffic stop

MAY 14, 2019

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PINAL COUNTY, AZ. – An Oklahoma man was arrested in Arizona just a few weeks after police issued a Silver Alert for him.

Last month, the Sand Springs Police Department issued a Silver Alert for 70-year-old Rodney Puckett, of Sand Springs, who was missing and without his medication. Police said Puckett is bipolar.

The article goes on to state the following:

The Silver Alert was canceled after he was found in a Kansas jail.

On Monday, he was arrested in Arizona during a traffic stop after an Eloy police officer noticed a deceased woman sitting in the passenger seat.

Eloy police say the woman was identified as Rodney’s wife, 74-year-old Linda Puckett.

Rodney told detectives his wife died at a hotel in Texas during their trip and after she died, he moved her body into their vehicle and continued towards their destination.

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