FLORENCE, Ariz. – Authorities say a body found inside a crashed pickup
truck near the bottom of a Gila County canyon was that of a missing Apache
Pinal County Sheriff’s officials say the family of 58-year-old Jeffrey Block
reported him missing July 26. That’s after he failed to return home from a trip
to Show Low with his dog Blue.
Block’s truck was discovered Wednesday by a search volunteer near the bottom of
a 1,000-foot canyon off U.S. Highway 60.
Authorities say the dog’s carcass was found Thursday near the windshield of the
They say Block and his dog have been taken to a Globe mortuary. They will be
cremated together and their ashes will be spread in Colorado on the property of