A partially deceased body was found in East Boston Friday, State Police confirmed.
Police did nothave any identifying information, but said the body was found at 4:45 p.m. in Belle Isle Marsh and had likely been there for some time.
The corpse was found in a part of the marsh off Bennington Street across from the Suffolk Downs MBTA stop, WCVB reported.
A WBZ reporter said State Police were still on scene, as they had not determined manner or cause of death.
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"Condition of the body indicates vicitm has been deceased for some time. Hopefully eventually autopsy will provide more information," a State Police source told WBZ.
The Suffolk County district attorney's office is taking over the investigation, but no one there was immediately availabel for comment.