Human Remains Found in Duffel Bag in Cambridge
A man arrested in the case has pleaded not guilty to charges including improper disposal of a body
Police found a duffel bag filled with human remains on Saturday after they received reports of a suspicious item on Loughery Way in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Authorities arrested Carlos Colina, 32, shortly after the discovery was made. He has pleaded not guilty to charges including improper disposal of a body, according to Boston.com.
Surveillance footage led investigators to an apartment building near police headquarters, where more body parts were found, CNN reports. The remains belong to a single victim, who was identified Monday as Jonathan Camilien, 34.
“We’re confident that this was not a random act, and there is no threat to the public’s safety, as a suspect has been taken into custody,” Cambridge Police Commissioner Robert Haas said Saturday.
Colina is charged with being an accessory after the fact to assault and battery causing serious bodily injury and improper disposal of human remains. He is being held on $1 million bail and is expected back in court on April 14.
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