Westport police investigating after elderly man’s body washes ashore

Fairfield

An investigation is underway in Westport after an elderly man’s body washed ashore.

According to officials, around 8:45 a.m. on Thursday, units received a call regarding the body near 132 Beachside Avenue.

The area was temporarily closed to traffic but it has since reopened.

The man has been identified as 86-year-old Antonio Dopoco of Trumbull.

Police said his death is not being treated as suspicious.

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