Body of Ansonia Man Found in Derby

Police believe he drowned while fishing.

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    NBCConnecticut.com
    Police are investigating after the body of a fisherman from Ansonia was found in the water in Derby early Tuesday morning.

    A 33-year-old Ansonia man is believed to have drowned while fishing at Witek Park in Derby, according to police, who found his body in the water early Tuesday morning.

    The man's identity has not been publicly released. A medical examiner will conduct an autopsy and toxicology tests to determine his official cause of death.

    Police said a dive team from the Shelton Police Department recovered the body after Derby officers spotted it in the water.

    Anyone with information on the incident is urged to call Derby police at 203-735-7811.