Police, prison officials at Bridgewater scene
Firefighters responding to a report of a brush fire near the Bridgewater State Hospital on Wednesday night found partial human remains, according to the Plymouth County District Attorney’s office.
Officials received a report of a brush fire at 7:30 p.m. on Titicut Road in Bridgewater. When fire crews arrived, they found a barrel with burning human remains inside, investigators said.
State police and Department of Corrections were investigating.
An autopsy will be performed to try to identify the body and determine a cause of death.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Plymouth County District Attorney’s office.
No other information was immediately available.