Pine Hill residents have been shocked and shaken by the stabbing death of a Lynn teenager at Gallagher Park Friday night.
According to the Essex County District Attorney’s Office Huy Le,19, was apparently found dead at the scene by Lynn Police following a 911 call placed at 9:30 p.m.
Lynn police reported no arrests made but said an investigation is underway.
The Massachusetts State Police are also assisting in the investigation.
Friends of the victim began placing bouquets and candles near to the site of where his body was found.
By Monday it has grown into a small shrine.
The playground tends to be one of the quietest and safest in Lynn.
The District Attorney’s office said they are investigating to see whether drugs may have played a role in the murder.
Anyone with information is asked to call Lynn Police at 781-595-2000.