At approximately 8:30 p.m. Saturday Massachusetts State Police patrol units, detectives and crime scene specialists, along with Boston Police officers and detectives, responded to the Stony Brook Reservation in the West Roxbury section of Boston after human remains were discovered.
The body was located in a swampy wooded area adjacent to the Enneking Parkway. The remains were observed by a passerby who reported the observation to police.
The body is believed to be an adult female. Detectives are currently working to identify the body.
The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has begun a post-mortem examination; the cause and manner of death is pending as part of the ongoing investigation.
In order to protect the integrity of the ongoing investigation, no further information is being released at this time.