A body was found near Interstate 93 southbound in Boston's South End last night, prosecutors said.
State Police found the remains, which were tentatively identified as those of a 45-year-old homeless man, when they were called to the Albany Street off-ramp about 9:30 p.m.
The body was found in what appeared to be a makeshift shelter under the ramp, Suffolk District Attorney Daniel F. Conley's office said.
The man's identity was not released, pending notification of his next of kin.
State Police detectives attached to the district attorney's office are investigating. There were no signs of trauma or violence at the scene, but an autopsy is expected to be conducted today, prosecutors said.
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