Partially-clothed body found behind school in Port Chester identified

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PORT CHESTER (PIX11) — The partially clothed body of a man found behind a school in Port Chester Friday  morning has been identified, according to police.

Police were called to Corpus Christi-Holy Rosary School at 134 S. Regent Street, around 7:27 a.m. Friday morning to find the body of a 31-year-old man Port Chester man. He has been identified has Emery Stewart, 31, of 95 Maple Avenue in Rye.

Authorities are calling Stewart’s death “suspicious,” but Chief Richard Conway  says there were “no outward signs of violence.”

According to Lohud, police are looking into the possibility of hypothermia as a cause of death. Authorities say people in the final stages of hypothermia sometimes tear clothing off. Hypothermia is a dangerous drop in body temperature that can happen when a person is exposed to the cold.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene at 7:31 a.m.

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