Police ID Elderly Man Found Dead on Beach in Westport

Police are investigating after the body of an elderly man was found at a beach in Westport on Thursday morning.

Officers received a call around 8:45 a.m. that the body had washed up on the beach near 132 Beachside Avenue. The road was closed temporarily while police investigated the scene, but has since reopened.

Police have identified the man as 86-year-old Antonio Dopoco, of Trumbull.  His body has been taken to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner to determine how Dopoco died.

Police are not treating his death as suspicious.

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