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Body Found in Area of New Haven's East Rock Park

police cruiser blocks intersection near New Haven's East Rock Park
NBC Connecticut

New Haven police are investigating the discovery of a body near East Rock Park.

Officers responded to the area of Farnam Drive and Orange Street Monday morning.

Police blocked off the intersection and closed off parts of the park.

Police said it appeared they don't believe the victim was killed where the body was found. It's not clear how long the body had been there, police said.

On Wednesday, police identified the victim as 21-year-old Angel Luis Rodriguez. They said he was the victim of a homicide.

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