Body found behind West Warwick retirement home
West Warwick police said Friday that an unresponsive man was found behind a retirement home on Wakefield Street.
Police said a resident found 70-year-old Richard Toles face down in a grassy area near a stream behind the Monsignor De Angelis Manor at about 9 p.m. Thursday.
Firefighters performed CPR, but Toles was pronounced dead at Kent Hospital.
Police said a path runs along the steam to a nearby drug store. A witness said Toles was known to frequently use the path.
Police said a preliminary investigation revealed no sign of foul play.
The cause of death will be determined by the state medical examiner.