Bones found in a wooded area of Brockton have been identified as being from a human being. Plymouth County District Attornry Tim Cruz and Brockton Police Chief Emanuel Gomes said the bones were found by a resident walking his dog in a wooded area off East Street. Just before noon yesterday, Brockton Police received a call reporting that some bones had been found.
State Police assigned to the District Attorney’s Office and an anthropologist from the Medical Examiner’s office responded to the scene and determined that the bones were, in fact, human. An autopsy will be performed to determine the identity of the deceased, as well as the cause of death.