Updated: Barnstable Police, District Attorney’s office conducting death investigation in Centerville

David Curran/Satellite News Service/CWN
(Used with permission)

CENTERVILLE – Barnstable Police and the Cape & Islands District Attorney’s office are conducting a death investigation in Centerville. A man was found unresponsive on Wequaquet Lane around 4:15 AM and subsequently pronounced dead. A photo from the scene appeared to show a pair of sneakers and a back pack being examined by officials behind yellow crime scene tape. Barnstable Police referred all inquiries to the D.A.s office.

Late Friday afternoon, Assistant District Attorney Tara Miltimore told Cape Wide News that early this morning, at approximately 4:00 AM Barnstable Police received a 911 call regarding an unresponsive male in the street in the area of Wequaquet Lane in Centerville. Upon arrival police observed a male later identified as David J. Silva, 42, of Barnstable, MA. Silva was transported to Cape Cod Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The matter remains under investigation by Barnstable Police, State Police detectives assigned to the District Attorney’s Office and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

No further details were released.

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