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Mass. Police Questioning Person In Maine Body Case

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Police in Massachusetts say they're questioning a woman in the investigation of a young boy whose body was found in Maine.

Massachusetts State Police spokesman David Procopio says the woman was taken into custody Wednesday at a highway rest stop in Chelmsford. She is being questioned in Concord but hasn't been arrested.

A pickup towed from the rest stop is registered to Julianne McCrery, of Irving, Texas. A phone listing for McCrery couldn't immediately be located.

A tip from the public provided the break, Procopio said.

"We received a call from a citizen who had seen prior coverage of this investigation and provided information that a vehicle of interest was potentially at the Chelmsford rest stop on the southbound side of the highway," Procopio said.

The woman has not been charged with a crime, but she is being questioned. The woman was taken to a hospital for medical evaluation, Procopio said.

The body was discovered Saturday alongside a dirt road in South Berwick, a town on the New Hampshire border. Police issued a computer-enhanced image depicting a boy with blond hair and blue eyes. He is believed to have been 4 to 6 years old.

Police are labeling his death suspicious.

This program aired on May 18, 2011. The audio for this program is not available.


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