BANGOR — Bangor police say a 65-year-old man has been found dead on a city street.

Officers responding to reports of a man lying in the middle of Pickering Square at about 1:15 a.m. today found the man on his back and unconscious.

Bangor Fire Emergency Medical Crews performed CPR on the man but their efforts were not successful and the man was pronounced dead. His name was not made public.

Authorities are asking witnesses to come forward but say the death is not suspicious.

The Bangor Daily News reports that Pickering Square is frequently used by the homeless as a place to sleep and is a gathering place for people with mental health and substance abuse issues.

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