Prosecutor: Third body found at home of alleged kidnapper

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The Latest on bodies found at home of man facing kidnapping charge (all times local):

8:45 p.m.

A third body has been found at the Massachusetts home of a man charged with kidnapping, sexually assaulting and torturing a woman.

Hampden County District Attorney Anthony Gulluni says the bodies were found “in and around” the Springfield home after police went there Wednesday. Late Thursday, Gulluni confirmed a third body had been found on the property.

Gulluni says it’s believed 47-year-old Stewart Weldon lived at the home. Weldon was arrested Sunday after a car chase.

A woman in Weldon’s car said he held her captive for a month, sexually assaulted her and beat her.

Weldon pleaded not guilty to a variety of charges Tuesday and was held on $1 million bail. The public defender who represented Weldon at his arraignment didn’t immediately return a message seeking comment.

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2:45 p.m.

Authorities say two dead bodies have been found at the Massachusetts home of a man charged with kidnapping, sexually assaulting and torturing a woman.

Hampden District Attorney Anthony Gulluni says the bodies were found “in and around” the Springfield home after police went there Wednesday.

Gulluni said Thursday it’s believed 47-year-old Stewart Weldon lived in the home. Weldon was arrested Sunday after a car chase.

A woman in Weldon’s car said he held her captive for a month, sexually assaulted her and beat her. Police say the woman had visible injuries.

Weldon pleaded not guilty Tuesday and was held on $1 million bail.

The public defender who represented him at his arraignment hasn’t returned a message seeking comment.

Police say there’s no threat to the public.

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