Police Investigate Untimely Death at Chatfield Hollow State Park

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    Police were investigating the untimely death of a person at Chatfield Hollow State Park in Killingworth on Wednesday.

    State police are investigating the death of a person at Chatfield Hollow State Park on Wednesday.

    Emergency crews were originally called to the park in Killingworth for the report of an injured hiker.

    Officers from the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection located the body of a man in the park.  EMS crews pronounced the man dead, according to police.

    State police troopers arrived at the scene and determined there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding the man's death.

    Police know the identity of the man, but are not releasing it until his next of kin have been notified.

    The man's body has been taken to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner to determine a manner and cause of death, police said.


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