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Body found in Danbury retention pond, police investigating

At this time, the man has not been identified other than police describing him as an adult, white male.
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DANBURY, Conn. — A man's body was found dead in a retention pond Thursday evening in Danbury, authorities said Friday.

Police said they had received a call around 7 p.m. reporting a possible body submerged in a retention pond on Mill Plain Road. 

Investigators and the Danbury Police Department Dive Team along with the fire department removed the body from the pond.

At this time, the man has not been identified other than police describing him as an adult, white male.

Police said that an autopsy of the deceased was conducted Friday at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Farmington, CT. 

According to the police there were no apparent signs of trauma found by the Medical Examiner. The exact cause of death is pending toxicology reports.

The process of identifying the male is underway and police are hoping to identify him within the next few days.

The incident is currently under investigation.

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