Woman found shot to death at Cape Cod rest area

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BARNSTABLE, Mass. (WPRI) – An investigation is underway after a motorist discovered a body at a Cape Cod rest area Saturday morning.

According to the Cape and Islands District Attorney’s office, the discovery was made at about 4 a.m. at the eastbound rest area on Route 6 in Barnstable, between Exits 6 and 7.

Police said the body was that of a woman and was “the apparent victim of gunshot wounds.”

Investigators remain on scene late Saturday morning.

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