Police ID Man Found Dead at Saugatuck Shores in Westport

Police said they have identified the man who was found dead along Saugatuck Shores in Westport last week.

Someone who was walking along the water Friday morning saw the man’s body, which washed ashore on Harbor Road in Saugatuck Shores, and called police at 8:40 a.m., according to police.

Police said the man was identified as 60-year-old Gregory Garoffolo, of Westport.

Investigators learned that Garoffolo’s vehicle had been on the Interstate 95 Saugatuck River overpass during the early morning hours of May 4 and Connecticut State Police had towed it.

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner determined that Garoffolo sustained injuries consistent with a fall and drowning and his death is not being treated as suspicious, according to police.

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