Summer camp children discover human remains on Connecticut River island
GREENFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Authorities are investigating human remains that were found in the area just days ago along the Connecticut River in Franklin County.
A group of children discovered human remains here in Greenfield last week and now an investigation is underway.
The children from a summer camp notified an adult chaperone of their discovery last Wednesday.
According to the Northwestern District Attorney’s Office, they found human skeletal remains on an island in the Connecticut River near Greenfield and Montague.
Investigators collected what they could that day and since then, have been investigating the matter.
In addition to Greenfield Police, the State Police Crime Lab and others are also helping out with the investigation.
Details are limited at this time, but we do know that the medical examiner is working to identify the remains.
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