EAST LYME, Conn. (AP) _ A Niantic man who had been missing since last Thursday has been found dead underneath a raised beach house in East Lyme.

Police tell the Norwich Bulletin  the body of 39-year-old Timothy Sullivan was found by the owner of the Atlantic Street home on Sunday.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police had issued a Silver Alert for Sullivan on Thursday, after he was reported missing by his parents. Police said he had a history of alcoholism, depression and suicide attempts.

Police say they don’t believe Sullivan was the victim of any crime.  The body has been taken to the medical examiner’s office in Farmington for an autopsy.

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