(KFYI News) The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office arrested a couple for the murder of a man found dead in a canal.

Roland Tocket, 35, was found in a canal near 71st Ave. and Greenway Rd. on August 20 by a bicyclist.  MCSO detectives found evidence in the home of Billie Jean and Nathan Perez linking them to the murder.

Nathan Perez is accused of first degree murder and concealing a dead body.  Billie Jean Perez is accused of hindering prosecution.