Husband Of Texas Woman Found Dead In Freezer Charged

PALO PINTO (January 30, 2014) Cecil Ray Huddleston was held Thursday in the Palo Pinto County Jail without bond charged with delivering a controlled substance causing death or serious injury in connection with the death of his wife whose body was found in a freezer.

He also held on a parole violation warrant.

Shannon Herrin Huddleston, 38, died of methamphetamine use and hypothermia, according to a Dallas County Medical Examiner’s report.

She grabbed a coat before crawling into the chest-type freezer in the garage of her Mineral Wells home on Aug. 8.

Huddleston's teenage son opened the freezer a few hours later looking for food and found his mother's body.