Man freezes to death in Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT — A 53-year-old man was found dead under the snow outside his house on Old Town Road Saturday afternoon, officials said.

Police and firefighters were dispatched to a house on Old Town Road near Park Avenue at about 12:20 p.m. on what was described as possible hypothermia cardiac arrest.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police established that the man was last seen alive by family members between 10 and 10:30 Friday night.

He was discovered by a relative who was clearing snow this afternoon. The cause of death has not been determined.

John Burgeson