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Man whose burned body found in Lynn was father of young boy, family says

Crime scene up in the woods behind fence  where a victim was found.
A burned body was found near Frey Playground in Lynn on Thursday. –The Boston Globe

Family members of a Lynn man whose burned body was found in a public park last week remembered him on Saturday as the father of a 3-year-old boy who often visited relatives and still called his own mother “Mommy.’’

The body of Tito L. Lopez-Ebanks, 29, was found in Frey Park Thursday afternoon near a ball field by a person walking a dog, the office of Essex District Attorney Jonathan Blodgett said in a statement Saturday.

“He was affectionate, he wasn’t bad, he wasn’t bad. He was loving with me [and] his sister,’’ Patricia Ebanks, his mother, said in Spanish during a phone interview.

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