One Man Dead After New London Porch Collapse

A man has died following a Monday afternoon porch collapse in New London.

Police were called to an apartment building at 23 North Hawthorne just before 4:30pm where a man was suffering from serious head injuries. Authorities say he was on a set of stairs when they collapsed.

The victim was taken to Lawrence and Memorial Hospital by the New London Fire Department ambulance and was later pronounced dead.

The name of the man has not been released.

Authorities say the building has been condemned by the City of New London Building Department.


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