• Body found near fire in woods by Worcester scrapyard


    WORCESTER, Mass. - A body was found at the scene of a fire in a wooded area in Worcester Friday morning, according to a news release. 

    Firefighters found the body near a scrapyard off Granite Street after a fire was reported in the area around 6 a.m. Tuesday. 

    Police were then called in to investigate. The body was sent to the medical examiner's office to be identified. 

    Investigators say they don't know the cause of death but are calling the incident suspicious.

    If anyone has any information, they are asked to contact Worcester police at 508-799-8651.

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