YARMOUTH, Mass. — Police in Yarmouth are investigating after an elderly man was found dead while tethered to a boat along the shoreline in the town. Officials were called to the beach at South Shore Drive in the town around 1:09 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon.
The victim was found tethered to the vessel while wearing a lifejacket. Police believe the death may have occurred due to a medical or accidental incident, per preliminary investigation.
Police will first notify the victim's family before making his name public. The Massachusetts State Police and the Environmental Police are investigating.
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