Body found near fire in woods by Worcester scrapyard

Police investigating body found 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.

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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.