Hiker Sam Shekman, 20, found dead in West Rock woods in Woodbridge

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A 20-year-old hiker was found dead Sunday night in the West Rock woods in Woodbridge.

Police searched the woods for Sam Shekman after he did not return from an early evening hike. He was found lying on rocks at around 11 p.m.

Police believe Shekman accidentally fell from a mountain cliff. An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday....

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