Two charged in death of Kearny man

Anthony Sigala

Copper Area News

Two men have been arrested in connection with the death of Milo Candelaria.

Anthony Sigala and Juan “Johnny” Lopez have been charged with aggravated assault and manslaughter. The two turned themselves in at the Kearny Police Department on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014. Sigala turned himself in at 2 a.m. and Lopez turned himself in at 9 a.m.

Kearny Police Chief Bob Inguilli commended the witnesses of this crime for bringing forth information that led to the arrest of the two suspects.

Candelaria was assaulted Friday, Feb. 21, in front of La Cantina in Kearny. He was transported by helicopter to University Medical Center in Tucson where he later succumbed to his injuries.

Sigala is being held at the Pinal County Jail on a $100,000 secured bond. Lopez is being held on a $20,000 secured bond. Both are scheduled to be in court on March 10.

Mila Besich-Lira (46 Posts)

Mila Besich-Lira is a resident of Superior with two children. She volunteers for many local organizations. She is an experienced fundraiser and event planner for Copper Corridor Economic Development Coalition. She covers some of the area town councils and schools.


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