Sources: Body of teen found in East Boston

EAST BOSTON, Mass. (WHDH) — State Police and Boston Police are investigating after a man’s body was found in East Boston.

Sources tell 7News the body appears to be a teenage boy who was reported missing from East Boston last month.

State Police said the body was found in a dry part of Belle Isle Marsh just before 5 p.m. Friday. The area is across Bennington Street from Suffolk Downs.

State Police said the body appears to have been there for some time.

Sources tell 7News the body appears to have a gunshot wound and may have been the victim of a homicide.

The Department of Conservation and Recreation is helping in the investigation.

 

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