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Homeless man found dead in storage container, police say

The man, who was homeless, was found in the container in the parking lot near Gosman's Dock in Montauk.

A homeless man was found dead inside a storage container in the parking lot of the Gosman’s Dock property in Montauk Saturday morning, authorities said.

No foul play is suspected and the death is not considered suspicious, according to East Hampton Town Police. The man, identified as Raymond Marisette, 69, was discovered by an employee of the Montauk Harbor restaurant, retail and motel complex about 9:45 a.m., police said.

“It looked like he was living there,” said East Hampton Town Police Lt. Greg Schaefer. “He was known to the residents out in Montauk.”

A cause of death is pending an autopsy by the Suffolk County medical examiner, Schaefer said.

Anyone with information is asked to call East Hampton Town Police at 631-537-7575.

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