Body Found in Woods Near Granite St. in Worcester

Body Found in Woods Near Granite St. in Worcester

WORCESTER – A body was discovered in the woods near Granite St. in Worcester early Tuesday morning, according to the Worcester Police Department [WPD].

Around 6 AM, the Worcester Fire Dept. was called to the area of 277 Granite St. for a report of a fire in the woods nearby. 

Firefighters located a body in the area of the reported fire and called the WPD. 

Investigators are currently processing the scene and the death is being treated as suspicious. The body will be transported to the Medical Examiners Officer for identification and cause of death.


The investigation is ongoing. More information will be release when it becomes available.

The WPD is asking anyone that has information about this incident to send an anonymous text to 274637 TIPWPD + your message or send an anonymous web based message at

Calls can also be made to the Worcester Police Detective Bureau at (508) 799-8651.

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