SURPRISE, Ariz. — Three charred bodies found in the back of a burned
pickup truck in a remote area of Surprise have been identified and authorities
said it’s a homicide case.
Surprise police said Wednesday that the victims have been identified as
25-year-old Garth Tuffle of Phoenix, 41-year-old William Kling of Wittmann and
57-year-old Lisa Baker of Wittmann.
An autopsy by the Maricopa County Medical Examiner’s Office shows all three
victims were shot before being burned.
The three bodies were found June 9 after Surprise firefighters responded to a
vehicle fire near 219th Avenue and Sun Valley Parkway.
After the fire was extinguished, police say three bodies were found in the
Police said they don’t have any suspects in the case yet.