Assistant District Attorney Terry J. McLaughlin says a man who was arrested in the investigation into the discovery of a burned body found after a car fire Wednesday night is a suspect in the killing.
Police arrested 40-year-old Thomas Hogan Thursday and charged him with misleading the investigation, according to Worcester Police. He was arraigned Friday in Worcester County District Court.
Fire crews found the car fully-engulfed in flames on Swan Avenue.
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The body found inside the car has been identified as an adult female.
Fire officials say the area surrounded by woods, with few homes, no street lights and a canopy of trees is often used as a dumping ground.
Hogan has been held on $3,000 bail.
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