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The man found on Cottage Street this Sunday has been identified as a Chelsea resident, the Suffolk County district attorney's office reported.

Alex Perez, 34, also known as Alex Perez-Lapop, was found unresponsive by police at 83 Cottage St. around 5 a.m. Sunday. He was taken to Whidden Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Perez’s body reportedly showed no signs of trauma but an autopsy has been ordered.

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If you have any information regarding the death of Alex Perez, you’re encouraged to call the Suffolk County State Police Detective Unit at 617-727-8817 or Chelsea Police detectives at 617-466-4805.

You may also call the 24-hour CrimeStoppers tip line at 617-466-4880.

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