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Man's body discovered in ditch along Bristol road

May 16. 2018 10:01PM

BRISTOL — An autopsy is to be performed today on a man whose body was discovered in a ditch Wednesday.

In a post on the Bristol Police Department’s Facebook page, police said they responded in the early morning hours to a report of “possible medical emergency” on Bristol Hill Road.

Officers found the body alongside the road.

“The Bristol Police Department is actively investigating the circumstances surrounding the death,” the Facebook post said.

“No arrests have been made, and there is no known danger to the public at this time.”

The man’s name is not being released pending notification of next-of-kin, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Bristol police at 603-744-6320.

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