• Man found dead on Mass. island, possibly fell


    HULL, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts State Police are investigating the death of a young man on Peddocks Island.

    They say his injuries appear consistent with a fall, but the cause of death is under investigation and police are also trying to determine why he was on the island.

    Police reported the man's death after responding to a call Friday evening.

    Crews from Engine 8, Ladder 1 and the District 3 Chief were joined by the Boston Police Harbormaster, Boston EMS, Coast Guard and Hull fire crews responding to the island.

    His name was not released.

    The Plymouth County district attorney is handling the case.

    Peddocks Island is one of the Harbor Islands. It is located off Hull.




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