The father of a 5-year-old boy who was missing for months before his body was found by the side of a highway apologized at his funeral Saturday, saying he wished he could have saved his son.
Visiting hours followed by funeral services for Jeremiah Oliver are scheduled for the Rollstone Congregational Church on Saturday.
The embattled commissioner of the Department of Children and Families resigned Tuesday.
Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo and Senate President Therese Murray want the head of the Department of Children and Families to resign.
Fitchburg parents took their infant girl to a hospital without a pulse Saturday morning. She died about 8 a.m.
The funeral of a 5-year-old Massachusetts boy found dead last week after being missing for months is being delayed so pathologists for the defense can examine the body.
The father of a missing boy whose body was found off I-190 in Sterling said he plans to return from Connecticut to make funeral arrangements.
The Worcester County District Attorney reports that the body found yesterday off Route 190 in Sterling has been positively identified as Jeremiah Oliver.
The body of a small child was found Friday morning off Interstate 190 in Sterling and investigators believe it may be missing Fitchburg boy Jeremiah Oliver.
Fitchburg residents paid their respects at a memorial to 5-year-old Jeremiah Oliver after hearing word his body may have been found in Sterling.