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BOSTON (CBS) – A hazmat team was called in after a man was found dead inside the Harvard School of Dental Medicine in the Longwood area of Boston.

Friday around 10 a.m. police were called to the area after a man’s body was found in a lab. Police said it is possible the body was there since Thursday.

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A hazmat tent as crews respond to a dead body at Harvard Dental School. (WBZ-TV)

The building was evacuated as a precaution.

Police shut down the surrounding street to traffic.

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Crews on scene at Harvard Dental School. (WBZ-TV)

There was no spill or anything to clean up. The hazmat team was called as a precaution because there are various chemicals in the lab.

No further details are currently available.


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