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    Massachusetts police are investigating the death of a man who was found shot in a Chicopee park.

    (Published Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017)

    Massachusetts police are investigating the death of a man who was found shot in a Chicopee park. 

    Authorities say 33-year-old Jafet Robles, of Springfield, was found dead of multiple gunshot wounds in Szot Park on Monday morning. The body was found by parks department employees. 

    The death remains under investigation and no arrests have been announced. 

    Friends gathered for a vigil in the park on Monday evening remembered Robles as a father and community activist. 

    Robles worked for the local chapter of Neighbor to Neighbor, a group that focuses on economic, educational and environmental justice for working families.

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