Homicide Investigation Underway After Body Discovered

A homicide investigation is underway after a Massachusetts man's body was found on Monday.

Cape & Islands District Attorney Michael O'Keefe announced that the body of 64-year-old Mashpee resident Raymond Perry was found in Plymouth near the Carver town line.

Perry died from a combination of blunt force trauma to the to the head and cutting wounds to the neck, with the manner of death being ruled a homicide, according to authorities.

He's been missing since Dec. 1, according to the Cape Cod Times.

No other details about the investigation were immediately available; however, the Cape Cody Times reports Perry's 37-year-old son Eli Perry was arrested during a traffic stop in Plymouth when a gun was found under his driver's seat about a week after his father was reported missing.

Eli Perry reportedly has since pleaded not guilty to multiple charges, including carrying a firearm without a license and driving with a suspended license.

The investigation is ongoing.

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