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New Milford man found dead near Coe Park Civic Center


TORRINGTON, Conn. (WTNH) — Torrington police are investigating the untimely death of a man Friday afternoon.

Around 3:30 p.m., police were called to the 100 block of New Litchfield Street for a report of an unresponsive male.

Upon arrival, officers found 57-year-old Rodney Hoyle, of New Milford, lying on the ground near the Coe Park Civic Center.

He was pronounced dead by emergency medical service personnel.

Police requested the assistance of Western District Major Crime to collect evidence and document the scene.

Officers said there is no threat to the public.

Those who may have seen Hoyle in the area are asked to call police at (860) 489-2090.

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