Man charged in 2 deaths in Clemmons found dead in prison

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- A man awaiting a murder trial in Forsyth County has been found dead in the Central Prison in Raleigh.

The Department of Public Safety said in a statement that 36-year-old Pazuzu Algarad was found around 3 a.m. Wednesday.

The News & Record of Greensboro reported that Algarad suffered an arm wound. Prison officials were unable to revive him and he was pronounced dead at 4:20 a.m.

Algarad was charged with killing one of two men whose skeletal remains were found in the backyard of a home in Clemmons last year.

Police had charged Algarad with killing Joshua Fredrick Wetzler in 2009. Amber Burch was charged with helping bury the body. Warrants say Burch was charged with killing Tommy Dean Welch later in 2009 and Algarad helped her bury the body.

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