State Police and FBI search home in Georgetown

GEORGETOWN, MA (WHDH) - Massachusetts State Police and the FBI conducted a property search at a house in Georgetown Friday.

The focus of the search on Chestnut Street was on the house’s backyard. The homeowner, 85-year-old Peter Haskell, died last month of natural causes.

It is believed that whatever law enforcement is looking for is connected to something from years ago. Sources told 7News something suspicious was found after Haskell’s death, prompting the action.

Police said this is an isolated incident and there is no danger to the public.

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