Crime

Hikers Find Peoria Woman's Remains; Husband Killed Himself Before Being Charged

Peoria police say skeletal remains found earlier this month in a desert area were identified as Deborah Delaney, a 54-year-old Peoria resident who hadn't been seen since April 2011.

Her husband, a retired Sun City firefighter, was about to be charged with her murder last year even though Delaney's body hadn't been found, but committed suicide before it all came down.

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Matthew Hendley
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