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Homicide victim found across from Enfield Town Hall identified

Police said a witness called and reported seeing the man around 3 a.m. No suspects have been identified at this time.

ENFIELD, Conn. — A homicide investigation is underway after a man was found dead across from Enfield Town Hall early Wednesday morning, police said. 

According to police, a witness called police just before 3 a.m. and reported walking by and seeing the man, saying he may be dead. 

The Enfield police chief identified the victim Wednesday afternoon as 55-year-old Christopher Kennedy. Police have not released a cause of death at this time. 

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State police and K9 officers were also at the scene investigating. Police were seen around the gazebo across from Town Hall. 

Police Chief Alaric Fox said investigators have several leads, but no suspect or suspects have been identified at this time.

Residents said crime like this is unfamiliar to their small town.

“It’s very unsettling, bad feelings in the pit of my stomach,” said Sarah Rubino. “You would think that this would safe, especially with the buildings here.”  

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Jennifer Glatz is a digital content producer at FOX61 News. She can be reached at jglatz@fox61.com.  

DeAndria Turner is a multi-media journalist at FOX61 News. She can be reached at dturner@fox61.com. 

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