Police ID Man Found Dead in New London

Police in New London are investigating a suspicious death after they were called to a home on Saturday morning.

Police said they were dispatched to the area of 177 Nautilus Drive around 8:30 a.m. to investigate the report of a deceased person.

After officers arrived at the residence and surveyed the scene, the State's Attorney's Office and Connecticut State Police Eastern District Major Crime Unit were called in to assist with the investigation, according to authorities. 

Police identified the person who died as 33-year-old Joseph Dasilva, of Easton, and said he was staying on Lee Avenue in New London.

At this time, the event is considered an isolated incident with no threat to the public. 

Police are asking anyone who may have been in the area during late evening hours on Friday night or early morning hours on Saturday to contact the New London Police Department at (860) 447-1481 or (860) 447-5269.

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