STATE POLICE INVESTIGATE SUSPICIOUS DEATH
Today, 09/25/12, at approximately 7:15 a.m., State Police at Troop K received a 911 call reporting that a male subject was seen lying in the Howard Memorial Field, Rt. 163 in Bozrah.
Troopers and EMS personnel responded to the scene and located a male subject as reported. EMS personnel pronounced the male subject deceased at the scene. The death appeared suspicious, therefore the area was secured as a crime scene by responding State Troopers.
State Police Eastern District Major Crime Detectives responded to the scene to conduct the criminal investigation into this death. Detectives are processing the scene and interviewing potential witnesses. Troopers have established a tentative identification of the deceased. That information is being withheld pending positive identification and notification of next of kin.
A post mortem examination will be conducted by the Office of the Chief States Medical Examiner to determine the manner and cause of death.
The criminal investigation is continuing. Anyone with any information or anyone who may have seen anything in the area of Howard Memorial Field is asked to contact State Police at 860-537-7500. All calls will be kept confidential.
Lt. J. Paul Vance