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Man pulled from water identified

August 4, 2018

MILFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut police have identified a man who was found dead floating near a beach.

Milford police say 57-year-old Gregory Wilson, of Milford, was found floating face down in the Point Beach area on Friday afternoon.

Bystanders pulled him from the water around 3 p.m., and attempted to give CPR. Wilson was taken to Milford Hospital, and died shortly before 8 p.m.

His body has been taken to the state’s medical examiner to determine cause of death.

Witnesses told police they saw Wilson go into the water and start swimming less than 15 minutes before he was found floating.

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