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Human Remains Found by Train Tracks Near Somerville High

Update: The Middlesex District Attorney’s office has confirmed human remains were found at the scene early Sunday afternoon:

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Original story: Police are investigating the possible discovery of body parts under the School Street bridge in Somerville, the Somerville News Weekly reports:

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The MBTA Police were also at the scene, not far from Somerville City Hall and High School:

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A State Police spokesperson confirmed the department provided canine units in the area to assist in an on-going investigation by the Middlesex District Attorney’s office. He referred further questions to their office, though messages left seeking comment were not immediately returned Sunday night.

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The bridge is about a block from the Sycamore Street home where two men were arrested last January for allegedly beating their roommate to death and dismembering his body, the Globe reports.

The victim, 66-year-old Vincent Lalli, was reportedly found near Dr. Philip O. Coakley Middle School on Washington Street in Norwood.

It is not clear if the search is related to that incident.

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