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Rocky Neck State Park closed for death investigation

Police responded for an untimely death around 5:45 p.m. Saturday.
Rocky Neck State Park

EAST LYME, Conn. — An untimely death closed Rocky Neck State Park early on Saturday, and as of 9 p.m., investigators are still on scene. 

State Police in Montville say they were called to the park at 5:43 p.m. for an untimely death of an adult male at the park in East Lyme. The Department of Energy & Environmental Protection says the investigation, which includes DEEP EnCon Police, State Police Major Crimes Unit, and East Lyme Police and EMS, is in the area of West Beach. 

The park, which normally closes at dusk, was closed early. DEEP says it will likely re-open tomorrow morning. State Police have assumed control of the investigation.

Further information will be released pending investigation and notification of next of kin.