NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — The body of a Woodbridge man was found washed up on the New Haven shore Tuesday.
According to New Haven Emergency Operations Director Rick Fontana, a middle-aged man was found at the water’s edge of Lighthouse Point Park by the Boat Ramp just before 1 p.m. The man, who was not in the water for very long, was fully clothed and looked like he may have had a fall by the water’s edge or a medical emergency, Fontana said.
The New Haven Police Underwater Search and Rescue Team recovered the victim from the water. He was pronounced deceased on the scene.
Police said their initial investigation did not reveal any trauma or signs of foul play. The victim was identified as 66-year-old Richard Piccione of Woodbridge.
Police and fire crews responded to the scene and took the body to Farmington.
Police are asking any witnesses who have not yet spoken with the police to contact the New Haven Police Department Investigative Services Division at 203-946-6304. Parties may also remain anonymous by calling 1-866-888-TIPS(8477), or by texting “NHPD plus your message” to 274637 (CRIMES).
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