Woman's body found in freezer
MINERAL WELLS -- The husband of a woman found dead in a freezer has been indicted in Palo Pinto County.
Shannon Herron Huddleston’s death was ruled a meth overdose. Her 19-year-old son found her in the freezer on a blistering hot day in August.
According to the Palo Pinto County District Attorney's office, narcotics agents later determined that Huddleston’s husband provided the meth to her that day.
Under a seldom-used statute, prosecutors charged 49-year-old Cecil Ray Huddleston with delivery of a controlled substance causing death or serious injury.
Normally, that would be a state jail felony. But because Cecil Huddleston is a convicted felon, district attorney Michael Burns said the penalty can be enhanced to 25 years to life.
Huddleston remains in custody on a parole violation warrant.