• Body of teen found in East Boston marsh, police investigating

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    EAST BOSTON - A body was found in Belle Isle Marsh Friday afternoon is a teenager, a source told FOX25. 

    State police launched an investigation after the body was found in East Boston Friday night.

    Police said the body was in a dry area of the marsh and appeared to have been there for some time. 

    A source told FOX25 the body is now the subject of a murder investigation. 

    The marsh is a 28-acre state park along Bennington Street. State Police said DCR is setting up a light so they can process the scene. 

    The person has not yet been identified. 

    This story has been updated. 

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