A Central Falls, Rhode Island, man has been arrested after police allege he shot and killed a man and disposed of and burned his body in a Lincoln field.
Nineteen-year-old David DeLeon was ordered held without bail on a murder charge Monday at his arraignment in Providence. He is being held as a bail violator on a drug charge from September.
Police said Monday they believe DeLeon fatally shot the man on Nov. 20 in Providence and got rid of the victim's body in Lincoln.
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Firefighters discovered the body that night after putting out a brush fire. Police worked to confirm whether that incident was connected to the Providence shooting.
The Providence Journal reports that DeLeon's attorney didn't immediately return a request for comment. DeLeon is due back in court Dec. 12.
The victim has still not been identified, according to WJAR.