- Berkshire District Attorney's Office
Media Contact for Authorities Investigating Suspicious Death In Adams
Andrew McKeever, Director of Communications
ADAMS — Multiple law enforcement agencies are investigating a suspicious death in the town of Adams.
The State Police Detective Unit assigned to the Berkshire District Attorney’s Office, Adams Police, North Adams Police, the Berkshire County Sheriff’s Office, and the District Attorney’s Office responded to the scene at 1 East Hoosac Street.
The early evidence suggests that the death was an isolated incident.
Authorities ask that anyone who may have information about the incident contact the Adams Police Department at 413-743-1212.
The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner will perform an autopsy in the coming days to determine the manner and cause of the death and confirm the identity of the deceased.
The Berkshire District Attorney’s Office is not releasing any further details at this time because the investigation is very active and ongoing.
Berkshire District Attorney Andrea Harrington’s office serves all 32 cities and towns in Berkshire County. The office represents the Commonwealth in more than 7,500 criminal cases per year in Berkshire Superior Court, three district courts, three juvenile courts, Massachusetts Appeals Court, and Supreme Judicial Court. The office works closely with the State Police Detective Unit assigned to the Berkshire District Attorney’s Office, the Berkshire Law Enforcement Task Force, and collaborates with local police departments across the county. A dedicated staff of more than 50 prioritizes public safety, empowering victims and witnesses through services and support, and building a safe community for everyone and especially the most vulnerable.