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Family Members Collected Social Security Checks of Relative Found Buried in Backyard: Cops

(Coshocton Co. Sheriff's Office) (Coshocton Co. Sheriff's Office)

A man and woman were arrested in Ohio this week after cops found a body buried in their backyard.

Authorities with the Coshocton County Sheriff's Office arrested 48-year-old Daniel Reeves and 42-year-old Trudy Reeves on Wednesday as part of the investigation into the disappearance of an area elderly woman.

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The investigation began Tuesday after Social Security officials notified the sheriff about the disappearance and suspected death of a woman whose family members were allegedly still receiving her Social Security checks.

State agents and deputies went to the Reeves' home in Jefferson Township Wednesday with a search warrant and recovered the remains of a human body on the property.

Investigators believe the remains are those of the missing elderly woman, whose identity is being withheld pending autopsy results.

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The Reeves were arrested on felony tampering with evidence charges. Authorities said the investigation is ongoing and more charges may follow.

Bond was set at $10,000. The duo is due in court February 17.

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