UPDATE: Two women arrested for body found in ice chest

UPDATE: Two women arrested for body found in ice chest
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POSTED: Thursday, March 8, 2012 - 12:50pm

UPDATED: Thursday, March 8, 2012 - 5:34pm

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Jack Strain said deputies have made an arrest in connection with the case of a man's body that was found in an ice chest.

Investigators said Debra Fisher, 58, and Heidi Todd, 44, are accused of improperly disposing of a body in the Slidell area.

Investigators said Fisher is charged with mutilating or disinterring human remains and unlawful disposal of remains. Fisher is being medically evaluated and will be arrested, Strain said.

Pending official identification by the coroner, Strain said Fisher is the victim’s daughter.

Share Todd was arrested Wednesday night and booked into the St. Tammany Parish Jail on one count of unlawful disposal of remains. Todd’s bail was set at $30,000.

The charge of mutilating or disinterring human remains carries a maximum penalty of three years imprisonment and a $1,000 fine. The charge of unlawful disposal of remains carries a maximum penalty of three years imprisonment at hard labor and a $1,000 fine.

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