Man found dead at Firefly Festival in Bethel

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BETHEL — Police are investigating the death of a man who was found dead during the Firefly Festival in Bethel on Friday.

State police say they learned at about 11:25 p.m. that the Bethel Fire Department and White River Valley Ambulance had responded to a 911 call regarding an unresponsive 35-year-old man from Boston.

He was pronounced deceased on the scene about 10 minutes later.

The body was transported to the Chief Medical Examiner’s Office in Burlington for an autopsy.

Police say a determination on the cause and manner of death is pending toxicology testing, which can take several weeks or months to complete.

Preliminary investigation indicates the death is not suspicious.

The name of the decedent is being withheld at this stage of the investigation.

Anyone with information about this incident is being asked to call 802-234-9933.

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