Hartford PD: Body found in pond at Bushnell Park; foul play ruled out


HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)– Police are investigating after a body was found in a pond at Bushnell Park Sunday morning.

Officers were called to Bushnell Park around 7:30 a.m. on a report of a body found in the pond.

As officers and fire crews arrived on the scene they located and retrieved a male body. According to police, there are no obvious signs of trauma.

Police report the Medical Examiners Office responded to the scene and took custody of the deceased. The man’s identity has not been released at this time.

Monday police reported the autopsy did not find any signs of trauma. Foul play is being ruled out. Further testing will be done to determine the official cause ofdeath.

This is an active and ongoing investigation. Anyone with any information regarding the case is asked to call the HPD Tip Line at 860-722-TIPS (8477).

Stay with WTNH.com and the News 8 app as more information becomes available.

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