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Police ID Man Found Dead in Tent

Officials say Knight Barber was discovered by the home's residents about 100 yards behind their property

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    Police ID Man Found Dead in Tent
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    Police have identified a man who was recently found dead in a tent behind a Washington County home.

    The Westerly Sun reports
    25-year-old Jason Knight Barber was found unresponsive in a tent behind a home on Bowling Lane in Bradford, Rhode Island, around 4:45 p.m. Tuesday.

    Officials say Knight Barber was discovered by the home's residents about 100 yards behind their property.

    The man who found Knight Barber performed CPR before emergency services arrived.

    Westerly Ambulance Corps personnel pronounced Knight Barber dead at the scene.

    Westerly Police Chief Edward St. Clair says the death doesn't appear to be suspicious but an investigation is ongoing.

    The Rhode Island Medical Examiner will perform an autopsy on Knight Barber to determine the cause of his death.

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