Hunter Dies in Douglas Woods

November 27, 2012

Nov. 26, 2012

For Immediate Release

Contact: Paul Jarvey 508-368-7241

or 508 735-2981

DOUGLAS — Police are investigating the shooting death of a 56-year-old hunter whose body was found by other hunters in the woods off West Street, according to District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr.

The death appears to be non-suspicious, Mr. Early said.

Hunters found the body about 10:30 a.m. and called 911.

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner will conduct an autopsy to determine the cause and manner of death.

The death is being investigated by State Police Detectives assigned to the District Attorney’s Office as well as State Police Crime Scene Services and Firearms Identification Section, state Environmental Police and Douglas Police.