Police suspect overdose after body found near road

(WTNH / Kevin Frederick)

ENFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Police have identified a man found dead by a roadway in Connecticut and say they are preliminarily investigating his death as a heroin overdose.

The body of 33-year-old Ronald Sweet was found Monday morning in Enfield.

Related: Enfield Police investigate suspicious death on Pearl Street

Police classified the death as suspicious. They say the investigation points toward a heroin overdose, but an official cause of death ruling from the medical examiner’s office is still pending.

Photos: Enfield Police investigate suspicious death on Pearl Street

State police are assisting in the investigation.

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