Arraignment held for Chelsea Rodriguez in connection to murder, burning of body in Hatfield

Hampshire County

Bail was set at $250,000 for a woman charged in connection with the murder of Daniel Cruz. 

22-year-old Chelsea Rodriguez was arraigned Friday in Hampshire Superior Court. She was arrested in Florida back in December and was extradited back to Massachusetts on Thursday. 

Prosecutors say 44-year-old Daniel Cruz was shot three times outside a Northampton apartment complex. His body was found burning in Hatfield on March 10th.

Rodriguez is one of eight people indicted in Cruz’s Murder. She’s charged with improperly disposing of a body, and accessory after the fact.

Last of eight suspects arrested in connection with murder, burning of body in Hatfield

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