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Identity of male found in Hatfield released

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Authorities continue to investigate the death of an individual who was reportedly on fire in a field in Hatfield on March 10.

Hatfield Police responded to reports of a fire in a field off Bridge Lane around 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 10.

Upon arrival, officers found a human body on fire.

The victim has been identified as 44-year-old Daniel Cruz of Northampton.

Mary Carey, spokesperson for the Northwestern District Attorney’s office said Cruz’s death is being investigated as a homicide by the State Police Detective Unit.

Western Mass News will continue to follow this story and will provide updates as they become available.

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