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Cops: Death of man found in Montauk park is suspected homicide

Police investigators at Kirk Park in Montauk on

Police investigators at Kirk Park in Montauk on Thursday, where a man was found unconscious, then pronounced dead at a hospital. Credit: Doug Kuntz

The death of a man found unconscious with head injuries in a Montauk park on Thursday morning was being investigated as a suspected homicide, police said.

The victim, who had not yet been identified, was pronounced dead at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital.

East Hampton Town police, responding to a call from a parkgoer, found the man in Kirk Park about 7:30 a.m., Suffolk County police said.

The Suffolk County medical examiner was to determine cause of death. Detectives believe it to be criminal in nature, police said.

Anyone with information should call the police at 631-852-6392 or Crime Stoppers at 800-220-8477. All calls will be kept confidential.

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