Metro

PORTSMOUTH, N.H.

Police investigating teeth found on coast in connection with death of Massachusetts woman

Advertisement

Police in Portsmouth, N.H., are investigating the discovery of four teeth on Peirce Island, an area that police searched last year for the body of a University of New Hampshire student from Massachusetts. The Portsmouth Herald reported that police have not connected the discovery of the teeth with the Oct. 9 disappearance of 19-year-old Elizabeth ‘‘Lizzi’’ Marriott of Westborough, Mass. Investigators believe her body was dumped on or around Peirce Island by Seth Mazzaglia, who has been charged with killing Marriott during an attempted sexual assault. Her body has not been recovered. Police said they were notified about the teeth Saturday night. A Somersworth resident said he and his family found four teeth ‘‘that appear to be human.’’ Police Chief Stephen DuBois said investigators will seek further review by a forensics expert.

Loading comments...
Real journalists. Real journalism. Subscribe to The Boston Globe today.
We hope you've enjoyed your free articles.
Continue reading by subscribing to Globe.com for just 99¢.
 Already a member? Log in Home
Subscriber Log In

We hope you've enjoyed your 5 free articles'

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com