BRISTOL — A man whose death is under investigation was identified Thursday as a 50-year-old Laconia resident.

Police said the body of Robert Polito was found shortly after 2:45 a.m. Wednesday on the side of Bristol Hill Road in Bristol.   

He was found by officers responding to a call about a medical emergency on the road. The road was closed for a time while the incident was investigated.

No information was released about the cause of death. An autopsy was  planned.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Bristol Police Department at 603-744-6320.


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