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Woman found dead at Burr Pond State Park in Torrington

The unidentified woman was pronounced dead at the scene.
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Burr Pond State Park (file photo)

TORRINGTON, Conn. — A 76-year-old woman was found dead at Burr Pond State Park in Torrington on Thursday, according to the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP).

DEEP officials said Connecticut Environmental Conservation Police (EnCon), with assistance from Connecticut State Police Troop B and neighboring fire departments, responded to the report of a body located at Burr Pond. Torrington Fire Department officials said they were called out at 5:52 p.m.

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When officials got to the scene they found the Torrington woman just off the shore. She was pronounced dead on the scene by Trinity Health of New England paramedics. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner is still investigating the cause of death.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates. 

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