Body found at Florence campsite in makeshift tent


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.


Information from: Daily Hampshire Gazette (Northampton, Mass.),