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.