Mass. man in burned remains case held without bail

April 24, 2014, 7:11 am
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(NECN) – A Massachusetts man charged in connection to a dismembered, burned body found in November remains held without bail.

Reginald Cummings was arraigned Wednesday in Newburyport District Court.

He was arraigned on two charges - illegal disposal of a corpse and accessory after the fact. Cummings pled not guilty to both.

Burning extremities were found near the Bridgewater State Correctional Facility in November.

The victim, 24-year-old Dennis Jackson, was identified by his fingerprints.

Shortly after, in Boston's Hyde Park neighborhood, a charred torso was discovered behind an industrial building.

Cummings is being held without bail and returns to court on May 22nd for a probable cause hearing.

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Tags: charges, Bridgewater, bail, human remains, reginald cummings
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