Barnstable District Attorney: ‘Mutilated Body’ Found Near Cape Cod Beach

Police work at the scene of a body that was discovered near a beach in Sandwich, Mass.
Police work at the scene of a body that was discovered near a beach in Sandwich, Mass. –David Curran

A mutilated body discovered near a beach in Sandwich, Massachusetts has left police searching for an additional crime scene and asking for the public’s help.

The Barnstable County District Attorney’s Office announced that someone passing near the Town Neck Beach around 8 p.m. on June 4 saw “something that caused the person to call Sandwich Police.’’

Police work at the scene of a body that was discovered near a beach in Sandwich, Mass. —David Curran

That “something’’ was determined to be a mutilated body that was dumped near the beach. District Attorney Michael O’Keefe said local and state police were both assigned to the scene to process evidence throughout the night.

O’Keefe also said that officials are trying to determine the location of an “as yet unknown primary scene.’’ Investigators are asking that anyone who noticed suspicious behavior in the area between June 2 and June 4 to come forward.

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