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Police investigate possible suicide in Dorchester park

The body of a man in his 50s was found in Ronan Park in Dorchester today and Boston police are investigating his death as a probable suicide, police said.

Police said a woman called around 5:15 a.m. today and reported seeing what she believed to be a body in Ronan Park.

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Responding officers found the body and summoned homicide detectives to the scene. The man, who was estimated to be in his 50s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police are currently investigating the death as a probable suicide, police said.

John R. Ellement can be reached at ellement@globe.com. Follow him on Twitter @JREbosglobe.
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