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Boston Police Investigating After Body Found in Mattapan Attic

Authorities say an investigation is underway after a body was found in an attic in Boston's Mattapan neighborhood.

Police say the body was found at 38 Cedar St. Thursday evening just before 10 p.m.

Police were still on scene as of 5:30 p.m. Friday and have the house blocked off.

Neighbors said they saw some family members here a few days ago and property records show at least eight people lived at the home at one point. 

What led up to Thursday’s call to police remains unclear, as does the identity of the person and cause of death. 

No other details were immediately available.

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