‘Ongoing investigation’ prompts FBI response in Berkshire County

SHEFFIELD, Mass. – There was a criminal investigation underway near the banks of the Housatonic River in Sheffield, Massachusetts.

It involved the FBI and other law enforcement agencies. However, investigators were gone by Thursday evening.

The FBI tells NewsChannel 13 its Evidence Response Team was on the scene in connection with what they’re calling an ongoing investigation.

They said they were searching for specific evidence and there is no risk to the public.

However, NewsChannel 13 is told by law enforcement that this is not related to the disappearance of Shaker High teacher Meghan Marohn.

NewsChannel will keep following this story, and bring you updates on WNYT.com and our future newscasts.