For Immediate Release - December 17, 2008

Barnstable Police and Fire were called to respond to a wooded lot on Jennifer Lane in Hyannis

Barnstable Chief of Police Paul McDonald and District Attorney Michael O'Keefe today stated that at 7:40 pm on December 16, 2008, Barnstable Police and Fire were called to respond to a wooded lot on Jennifer Lane in Hyannis. When they arrived, they found the charred remains of a body in a hole in the ground.

Barnstable Police and Massachusetts State Police Detectives assigned to the District Attorney's Office were on the scene throughout the night; the Medical Examiner's Office and Crime Scene Services are working at the site today.

The matter is being treated as a homicide and the investigation is continuing.

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