A suspect whose name has not yet been released is in custody on a charge of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon in connection with the discovery of a dead body inside a Groton home on Saturday, according to the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office.
Prosectors and Groton police did not release the exact address of the home, but said it is located on Lowell Road (Route 40).
“Police responded to the location at approximately 5:30 p.m. and located the victim deceased on scene,” spokeswoman Meghan Kelly wrote in a press release issued by the DA’s office. “A suspect that is known to the victim has been arrested and charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.”
Little additional information was released on Saturday. The victim’s identity and the exact address of the incident are being withheld pending notication of next of kin, according to Kelly.
“This is not a random incident and there is no threat to the public,” Kelly wrote in the press release.
An investigation into the death is active and ongoing. No additional information was immediately released.