Death investigation underway after man’s body found in Lynn snowbank

LYNN, MASS. (WHDH) - Police in Lynn have launched a death investigation after a man was found dead in the snow early Monday morning.

Authorities said the man’s body was found outside on Surfside Road around 5 a.m. by a resident who was snowblowing.

Officers responded to the scene and found Carlos Aponte, 38, dead in the snow, police said.

The man’s cause of death is under investigation, but police said he suffered obvious injuries to the upper chest and lower neck area.

Sources told 7News that the man was shot to death.

The Essex DA’s office and state police are assisting Lynn police at the scene.

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