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Investigation Underway for Elderly Man Found Dead in Supermarket Parking Lot in Watchung


Authorities in Somerset County launched an investigation into the cause of death for an elderly man found dead inside a parking lot of a supermarket in Watchung Friday evening. 

According to preliminary reports, at approximately 7 p.m., emergency responders were called to the Stop N Shop Supermarket located in the 1500 block of U.S 22 

Upon arrival, they found the unconscious and unresponsive senior man who medical personnel pronounced dead at the scene. 

Authorities have not reported suspicious activities of foul play at this time but did say the incident is under investigation. 

The cause of the man's death has not been released and it is not clear how long the victim was inside the parking lot at this time.