Man arrested after bodies found in burned home

Posted at 7:21 AM, Sep 21, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-21 10:21:24-04

The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office has made an arrest Sunday night after two bodies were found in a burned home in the Surprise area.

Crews responded to a house fire Saturday morning near 152nd Avenue and Jomax, and the home was fully engulfed in flames.

MCSO said after the fire was put out, the fire department found a body inside the home.

On Sunday afternoon, MCSO detectives went in and located a second body.

MCSO later announced that an arrest had been made, and the suspect was identified as 27-year-old Anthony Fimbres. 

He is facing two counts of second-degree murder.

Crews were sifting through ashes for evidence Sunday afternoon, trying to determine ages of the victims and if they were male or female.

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