Branford man dies after being found floating in Long Island Sound

BRANFORD — An unidentified Branford man was pronounced dead after being found floating in Long Island Sound Saturday.

DEEP officials said a 50-year-old white man was found unconscious in Long Island Sound by passing boater next to a sail board at round 1 p.m. Saturday in Branford.   He was taken to Yale-New Haven.  He was pronounced dead about 4 p.m.

Encon and Branford police are investigating.

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