By CBSBoston.com Staff

LYNN (CBS) — The boyfriend of Sherell Pringle has now been charged with her murder. Bruce Maiben appeared before a judge on Tuesday for a dangerousness hearing when prosecutors updated the charges against him.

Forty-four-year-old Maiben is being held without bail.

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Prosecutors did not lay out any new evidence. A grand jury will now hear the case.

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Pringle’s body was found along Route 107 in Saugus on December 21 after she disappeared a few days prior. Police said Pringle was supposed to be on a date with Maiben and when she didn’t come home, her teenage son reported her missing.

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Maiben is also charged with larceny over $1200, tampering with evidence, and obstruction of justice.

CBSBoston.com Staff