BEVERLY, Mass. (AP) — A sailboat with a dead person aboard has washed ashore near a public park in northeastern Massachusetts.
Police in Beverly say an officer saw the boat run aground near Lynch Park on Friday afternoon. Lifeguards responded and found a person dead on board.
The person has not been identified.
Authorities say it's unclear whether a crime was committed or the person had a medical emergency. Beverly police, the district attorney's office and the medical examiner's office are investigating.
The boat remained grounded as low tide approached.