The Boston Police Department is identifying an officer who died after he was found outside of a Canton, MA, home during Saturday's powerful nor'easter that brought heavy snow and bitter cold.

On Sunday, BPD Superintendent-in-Chief Gregory Long announced the death of active-duty Boston police Officer John O'Keefe, a 16-year veteran of the department, WCVB reports.

The Norfolk District Attorney's Office said O'Keefe was found early Saturday morning outside of a Canton residence.

According to the DA's Office, O'Keefe appeared to have been in the cold for some time.

An autopsy is scheduled.

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