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Pueblo man formally charged with Murder in killing of his mother

Anthony Cuevas
Posted at 5:52 PM, Oct 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-31 06:15:50-04

PUEBLO — The Pueblo man accused of killing and dismembering his mother has been formally charged with First Degree Murder.

36-year-old Anthony Cuevas made a video appearance Wednesday morning in Pueblo to hear the charges against him.

Pueblo Police said Cuevas is the man seen in surveillance video throwing way a suitcase that held his mother's body. The department said Maria Cuevas-Garcia had her head, hands, and feet removed and police are still searching for those body parts.

Cuevas' wife, Melanie remains a person of interest in the case.

Cuevas will be back in court next week.

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