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3 Indicted in Connection With Burned Body Found in Bubble Wrap

Three men have been indicted in connection with the death of a man whose body was found burned and covered in bubble wrap in Massachusetts.

A Worcester County grand jury indicted Rafael Guzman, Daniel L. Rivera and Primitivo Matos on Friday on charges of accessory after the fact in the death of Benjamin Pacheco, 30.

Two more Massachusetts men faced a judged Monday in connection with the death of a Worcester man whose body was found burned and covered in bubble wrap last week.

Pacheco's body was found after firefighters responded to a report of a fire in a grassy area on Sept. 10, according to prosecutors. Authorities said Pacheco appeared to have suffered a neck wound.

Surveillance footage shows Guzman entering his building on that same day with a large role of bubble-wrapping material and backing his car up to the building, according to authorities. Guzman and two other men were also seen carrying a large bundle wrapped in bubble wrap from the back of the building and put it in a vehicle's trunk.

Video also showed the car in the area where Pacheco's body was found, according to court documents.

Guzman, who was related to Pacheco, has previously denied the charges. It is unclear if he or the other two indicted have attorneys who could comment on their behalf.

The three men are scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday.

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