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Police: Bystander finds dead body on the side of the road in Norfolk County



Photo courtesy of Cohasset Police

Authorities are investigating after a dead body was found on the side of the road in Norfolk County this weekend.

According to a statement from police, Cohasset police and fire responded to a 9-1-1 call from a dog walker at about 6:15 a.m. on Saturday. The caller was reporting a possible dead body on the side of the road near James Lane and Cushing Road.

Arriving officers determined a male, who was later identified as a 40-year-old Cohasset resident, was deceased.

Cohasset Detectives and Troopers assigned to the Norfolk County District Attorney’s Office are investigating the cause, manner, and circumstances surrounding this death. There is no initial indication of foul play, and police say that residents are not in danger.

The body was taken to the Medical Examiner’s Office, and an autopsy will be performed.

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