Police identify body found in New London park - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Police identify body found in New London park

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NEW LONDON, CT (WFSB) -

A man was found dead in a park in New London on Saturday morning.

Police said they received a report of a “deceased person” inside a Porta John at McDonald Park around 8:30 a.m.

The man was identified as 30-year-old Christopher Coons, according to police on Monday.

Police said there were “no obvious signs of trauma or suspicion,” but the cause of death was unknown.

The New London County States Attorney's Office and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner are investigating the man’s death. An autopsy is expected on Monday to determine manner and cause of death.

The investigation into the man’s death is ongoing and anyone with any information is asked to call the New London Police Department's Detective Division at 860-447-148. Police said people can also leave anonymous information for investigators via the New London Tips 411 system by texting NLPDTip plus the information to Tip411 (847411).

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