• Body found at Florence campsite in makeshift tent

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    FLORENCE, Mass. (AP) — The body of a dead man has been found at a small campsite in Florence.

    The Daily Hampshire Gazette reports that the unidentified body was found shortly after 2 p.m. Wednesday under a makeshift tent.

    Northampton detective Corey Robinson said the body appeared to be that of a man and, based on its condition, had been at the campsite quite a while.

    Robinson said Northampton police were notified of a foul odor on Wednesday afternoon.

    State and city police and the Northwestern district attorney's office are investigating.

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    Information from: Daily Hampshire Gazette (Northampton, Mass.), http://www.gazettenet.com

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