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Older man found dead at the arboretum

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An elderly man was found dead Tuesday evening at the Arnold Arboretum in Jamaica Plain, police said. A passerby spotted the man’s body at 6 p.m. lying on a rock and called police. Officials said it appeared as though the man had passed out. There were no signs of trauma, and it does not appear that foul play was involved, police said. The Detectives Unit of the Boston police will continue a sudden death investigation.

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