Officers made a tragic discovery on Jackson Avenue at 7:45 pm. A neighbor contacted Portsmouth Police and requested a welfare check. The neighbor said they hadn’t seen the man in a few days. They also noticed his yard hadn’t been cut, and his mailbox was full.
Officers discovered that the man was deceased. Police stayed at the scene with the deceased until the funeral home could arrive.
New Boston Police located and notified the next of kin. After the deceased was removed from the property, PPD secured the home and turned the keys over to the next of kin.