Man found dead in Naugatuck


NAUGATUCK — A man was found dead in the backyard of a home at 52 Irving St. after a report of a gunshot was called in to police shortly after 7 p.m. Monday.

In a release issued late Monday, police said they are investigating an “untimely death” with the aid of the state police Major Crimes Unit. Police did not immediately identify the victim.

The department release stated the investigation was expected to last through the evening.

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