Police investigating death and body found on Hancock Street

By Josh Resnek

Everett and State Police are investigating the exact cause of the death of a man found on the porch of a multi-family home early Monday morning on Hancock Street.

Although police are refusing to comment on the incident, sources close to the investigation told the Leader Herald the body that was found on the porch was that of a man wearing shorts who most likely died elsewhere and was transported to the porch.

“It is most likely a drug overdose,” said the source, who wished to remain unnamed.

“It is very sad. This particular residence is very quiet with respectable tenants,” he told the Leader Herald Tuesday morning.

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— Eye on Everett —

Looking at the News that Matters to Us

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By Josh Resnek

The tragic death by drug overdose of the young Kennedy girl at the compound on Cape Cod caused a spate of articles to be written that went something like this: that being a Kennedy is tough, tougher than say being any one of us.

As an older person and a longtime fan of the Kennedy’s, a read of those articles made me think.

How is being a Kennedy any tougher than being me or you or any of us?

Is it harder being a working-class Everett kid struggling to establish a place in the world for yourself or is it harder being a millionaire Kennedy marinated in money and privilege?

Good question isn’t it?

Is it harder coping with our lives if we don’t have privilege and millions upon millions of dollars or is it harder coping because of having millions and privilege?

The answer to this, I think, is simple.

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Overdose Kills Woman; Body Dragged Into Street

By Josh Resnek

Officials in the District Attorney’s office have not yet released the name of a 32 year old woman known to the police who was found dead on the sidewalk in front of the home where she had been living on Glendale Street Thursday afternoon.

According to Everett Police, the woman likely died of a drug overdose inside the house, and was dragged outside and left on the sidewalk.

The death is being investigated as a possible homicide but details remain sketchy and police were hesitant to comment.

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