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Police ID burning body at RI cemetery

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CRANSTON, R.I. -

Cranston police have identified the body that was found on fire in Pocasset Cemetery Wednesday night. Investigators are treating the murder of 22-year-old Gandy "Shad" Kaydea as a gang-related incident.

Kaydea was an aspiring rapper who went by the name Young Shad. He posted rap videos on You Tube.

Kaydea's last known address was on Progress Avenue in Providence, where his ex-girlfriend and their child live.

Kaydea was taking GED classes at the Institute for the Study and Practice of Nonviolence in Providence.

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