Investigators tentatively identify remains found near Logan's runways


WINTHROP (FOX 25 / – Investigators have tentatively identified the human remains that reportedly washed ashore near Logan Airport's runway on Thursday evening.

Crews were called to 1 Orlando Avenue across from runways at Logan Airport after dog walkers spotted the human remains and called police from the nearby Cottage Park Yacht Club.

Based on information gathered by Massachusetts State Police and Winthrop police, and based on the circumstances of the body's recovery, the death does not appear to be criminal in nature.

Winthrop police chief said the body appeared to be male.

An autopsy is scheduled for the coming days, and the investigation remains ongoing.