BEACON FALLS, Conn. (WTNH) — State police are conducting an investigation after a body was found near the train tracks in Beacon Falls around 7 p.m. on Friday night.

State police said the deceased person was a 60-70 year old male and was found along the tracks 1/2 north of the Beacon Falls Train Station.

The man was likely homeless and had suffered a medical episode, according to officials. Police have not yet released the identity of the man.

Train service was delayed for the Metro-North Waterbury line while state police investigated the scene.

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