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Body of Fairfield man found near LI Sound after row boat located on nearby island


WESTPORT, Connecticut — A Fairfield man has been found dead in mud flats near Long Island Sound.

Westport police say they also found the rowing boat of William Supone beached on an island in Long Island Sound Tuesday.

Westport police say they were called Tuesday night by Fairfield police about a missing person investigation.

Fairfield and Norwalk police and the Coast Guard searched the Long Island Sound area off Westport.

The chief medical examiner's office has scheduled an autopsy for the 61-year-old Supone.

No other details were immediately available Wednesday morning.

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