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Flagstaff police: Woman likely died from overdose

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Authorities said a woman whose body was found near a
Flagstaff hotel possibly died of a drug overdose.

Flagstaff police said two men, Joseph Kachel and Gary Wangler, ere arrested Sunday.

The name of the woman hasn’t been released yet.

She was last seen panhandling with an unidentified man around 7:30 a.m.
Saturday near Interstate 40.

Her body was found Sunday morning in an area behind the Little America Hotel.

Police said it doesn’t appear to be a homicide and indications are the woman
died from an accidental overdose.

The men in custody were being held in the Coconino County Jail on $25,000 cash-only bond on
suspicion of abandonment and concealment of a dead body.


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