|Human Remains Found at Wahconah Park Identified|
|By Brittany Polito, iBerkshires Staff|
11:56AM / Friday, November 03, 2023
|On Tuesday, October 10, at approximately 10:44 a.m. officers with the PPD responded to an area inside of Wahconah Park for the discovery of human remains that were in an advanced state of decomposition.|
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The human remains found at Wahconah Park last month have been identified as 43-year-old Luis Lopez-Lopez but the cause of death is still pending.
Lopez-Lopez's remains had been found by a city worker who was cutting brush on the property.
"The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner's Office accepted the case. On Friday October 27 the ME's office notified PPD that the remains were positively identified as 43 year old Luis Lopez-Lopez," the Pittsfield Police Department wrote in a press release.
"The cause and manner of death are still pending."
The police were able to contact the family of Mr. Lopez-Lopez to notify them of his passing. He had recently listed addresses in Pittsfield and Greenfield.
On Tuesday, Oct. 10, at approximately 10:44 a.m. officers with the PPD responded to an area inside of Wahconah Park for the discovery of human remains that were in an advanced state of decomposition.
The remains were discovered in a swampy area between the parking lot and park that was taped off after a late morning call from the Parks Department reporting the find. The location was not part of the baseball field.
Anyone who wishes to provide information on this case is asked to contact Detective Matos at 413-448-9700 x576. Information can also be provided anonymously via the Detective Bureau Tip Line at 413-448-9706, or by texting PITTIP and your message to TIP411 (847411).