Deceased male's body discovered during execution of search warrant for drugs in Athol UPDATED

Date: 
11.01.2017

During the execution of a search warrant for drugs after 7 a.m. today, Wednesday, Nov. 1,  members of the Northwestern District Anti-Crime Task Force discovered the body of a deceased male at  51 Pierce St. in Athol.

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner will determine the cause of death.

The investigation remains ongoing.

*** NOV. 6 UPDATE***

The man whose body was discovered while police were serving a warrant in connection with an unrelated matter at an Athol residence Nov. 1  has been identified as Jonathan Baker, 32, of Athol.

Police said there were no obvious injuries or signs of blunt force trauma. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner will determine the cause of death.

The death remains under investigation.