Body found near Fort Taber in New Bedford


NEW BEDFORD, Mass. ( – A body was found on the sidewalk at the entrance to the walking pier in the Fort Taber area of New Bedford Wednesday morning.

According to police, the unidentified male was discovered by someone walking in the area at about 6:30 a.m.

The discovery is currently being treated as an unattended death pending an autopsy.

The Standard Times reports that the man appears to be in his mid-20s.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact the New Bedford Police Department at 508-991-6300.

An investigation is underway.