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Police Investigate After Body Found at Lighthouse Point Park in New Haven

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Police are investigating after a body was found in the water in New Haven Tuesday afternoon.

Crews responded to Lighthouse Point Park at about 12:45 p.m. Responding officers said they found a 66-year-old man unresponsive in the water.

The New Haven Underwater Search and Rescue Team responded and recovered the man, identified as Richard Piccione from Woodbridge. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators said there wasn't any trauma or signs of foul play. Major Crimes detectives are investigating.

Anyone who may have witnessed what happened is asked to contact police at 866-888-8477 or by texting NHPD plus your message to 274637.

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