Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found on the Sydney Street side of the station around 5:30am. MBTA reported to police that “a body was hanging at Ashmont inbound side.”
According to MBTA service alerts, the station was closed for about an hour and reopened around 6:24 a.m.
The man has not been identified.
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This is terrible. Read more of the details and that foul play isn’t suspected, but how could this happen with cameras and being a public place constantly patrolled? I am so sorry for this man and his family, what a tragedy. -Mike C