PITTSFIELD, Mass. (NEWS10) – The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner confirmed that the man found deceased at the Pittsfield State Forest Saturday, is the victim of a homicide. Officials say Raymond Delacruz-Batista, 32, died as a result of multiple gunshot wounds.

According to police hunters found Delacruz-Batista’s body in the Pittsfield State Forest Saturday, at about 5:10 a.m. Pittsfield Fire and Action Ambulance responded, and paramedics pronounced Delacruz-Batista dead at the scene.

The Berkshire State Police Detective Unit with the Berkshire District Attorney’s Office is investigating the death as a homicide. Investigators have requested that residents in the area with home surveillance cameras, please provide copies of recordings from Friday night into Saturday morning to detectives. Police ask anyone with information to contact Berkshire State Police Detectives at (413) 499-1112 or the
Pittsfield Police Department Detective Bureau at (413) 448-9705.