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Man's Body Found Behind Middle School

DA says the man may have been killed at another location, officials looking for secondary scene.

Man's Body Found Behind Middle School

By Liz Taurasi

Officials say a body found behind the Coakley Middle School Wednesday evening is that of a man, who they believe may have been killed at another location before being left in Norwood. 

District Attorney Michael Morrissey told the media there's no reason to believe the crime occurred in Norwood or even at the school and they are now looking for a secondary scene. The body was discovered when a man brought his dog to play in the woods behind the middle school and discovered the remains. Morrissey says the victim suffered "massive trauma."

The Norfolk County District Attorney’s office, along with State Police homicide detectives and Norwood Police are all investigating. 

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Earlier Wednesday evening, the investigation was focused behind the Coakley Middle School located at 1315 Washington St. Norwood Police said the crime scene is in the rear of the property and not interfering with school activities.

The DA, along with Norwood Police Chief William Brooks made a statement at 8 p.m. at the middle school Wednesday night. 

Norwood Patch will bring you more information as it becomes available.


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