Human remains found in Berlin, New Hampshire

Human remains found in Berlin, New Hampshire
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BERLIN, N.H. — Police in Berlin, New Hampshire, found human remains on Thursday night after receiving information that they were in a wooded area outside of the city.

Berlin is roughly 20 miles north of Mt. Washington.

Both Berlin and New Hampshire State Police are investigating the identity of the body and the circumstances surrounding the death. The New Hampshire Medical Examiner’s Office will perform an autopsy, which will help determine both.

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Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Sergeant Michael Cote at (603) 846-3333 or Lieutenant Jeff Lemoine at (603) 752-3131.

The Berlin Fire Department helped assist the police.