despp: ** UPDATE ** State Police Eastern District Major Crime Squad Make Arrest in Bozrah Homicide
2012

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STATE OF CONNECTICUT
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Reuben Bradford
Commissioner
Colonel Danny R. Stebbins
Deputy Commissioner
Division of State Police
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 10, 2012

      

STATE POLICE EASTERN DISTRICT MAJOR CRIME SQUAD

MAKES ARREST IN BOZRAH HOMICIDE 

 

   On September 25, 2012, at 6:51 a.m., Trooper from Troop K responded to a ball field located at 59 Bozrah Street in Bozrah, and found a deceased male. The victim was deceased from what appeared to be a single gunshot wound to the head.

 

   The Eastern District Major Crime Squad was notified and conducted an investigation into the murder.  The victim was identified as Darius Bishop, D.O.B. 1-20-1984 of Norwich. An autopsy conducted at the Office of The Chief Medical Examiner ruled the death a homicide by gunshot wound to the head.

 

   On December 7, 2012, after an extensive investigation, Detectives from the Eastern District Major Crime Squad applied for an arrest warrant charging Dequan McKethan, D.O.B.: 12/16/77, of 61 Summit Street, Norwich with murder in the death of Darius Bishop.

 

   On December 10, 2012, at 10:06 a.m., Dequan McKethan, who is currently incarcerated on other charges, was arrested and processed by EDMCS detectives at the Norwich District Court and held on a $1,000,000 court set bond pending arraignment on this date.

 

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