Mass. Man in Burned Remains Case Held Without Bail

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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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