December 12 2019

Burlington Police Investigating Suspicious Death of 18-Year-Old Female

By: Rich Hosford

Authorities are investigating the suspicious death of a female teenager in Burlington. 


Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Burlington Chief of Police Michael Kent said in a release there is an investigation into an apparent suspicious death.


According to authorities, on Wednesday, at approximately 4:00 p.m., Burlington Police responded to a 911 call from a home located at McCafferty Way in Burlington. Upon arrival, officers discovered the bodies of an 18-year-old female and a 20-year-old male in the basement of the house. The preliminary investigation suggests that the male party's death is not suspicious. However, the female party's death is being investigated. 


This matter has been referred to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner to determine the cause and manner of death. Both individuals are known to each other and at this time there is no indication that there is an ongoing threat to public safety.


This is an open and ongoing investigation conducted by the Middlesex District Attorney's Office, State Police assigned to the Middlesex District Attorney's Office and Burlington Police.


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