A 52-year-old man died after police said they found him in the back yard of a residence in Cheshire, partially in a pond on Friday afternoon.
Officers were called to a medical emergency at a home, located at 975 Summit Rd., around 2 p.m.
When officers arrived, they located Jay P. Garrity, of Prospect, lying on the ground near a man-made pond, which is used as a pool.
Police said Garrity was taken to St. Mary’s Hospital where he later died.
The cause of Garrity's death remains under investigation.
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