STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Emergency Services &
Connecticut State Police
Public Information Office
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
||Colonel Danny R. Stebbins|
Division of State Police
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 18, 2013
** UPDATE **
STATE POLICE IDENTIFY HUMAN REMAINS FOUND IN TRUMBULL;
State Troopers assigned to K-9 duty were conducting a search in the town of Trumbull in a wooded area off of Quarry Road. Both search and rescue and cadaver dogs were being utilized in this search. At approximately 10:00 a.m. a cadaver dog alerted on what appears to be human remains.
The scene has been secured by Trooper assisted by Trumbull Police. Additional State Police Cadaver K-9 teams have continued to search the area.
State Police Western District Major Crime Squad Detectives have responded to the scene to initiate a criminal investigation. The scene will be processed and forensic and physical evidence will be collected. The Bridgeport State’s Attorney Office has also responded and it at the scene.
The remains have been identified as ALYSSIAH MARIE WILEY DOB 11/24/92. The identity was made by the Connecticut State Forensic Lab in Meriden using DNA.
The office of the Chief States Medical Examiner will conduct a postmortem examination to determine the manner and cause of death.
State Police Eastern District and Western District Major Crime Squads are continuing the criminal investigation.
Lt. J. Paul Vance
Content Last Modified on 5/18/2013 12:28:31 PM