Missing man found dead at Cove Island Park

Stamford police say a man who has been missing since Christmas Eve was found dead Sunday. Officials say the body of 24-year-old Paulino Mendoza was

Officials say the body of 24-year-old Paulino Mendoza was discovered around 1 p.m. next to the docks at Cove Island Park.

Officials say the body of 24-year-old Paulino Mendoza was discovered around 1 p.m. next to the docks at Cove Island Park. (6/7/15)

STAMFORD - Stamford police say a man who has been missing since Christmas Eve was found dead Sunday.

Officials say the body of 24-year-old Paulino Mendoza was discovered around 1 p.m. next to the docks at Cove Island Park.

Police say a K-9 unit tracked his scent to Cove Island area back in January, but lost the trail.

They say an autopsy will be performed Monday to determine cause of death.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

VIDEO: Mount Vernon woman sentenced in daughter's killing 1 VIDEO: Mount Vernon woman sentenced in daughter's killing
2 Word on the Street: Reserved mall parking
3 SBU lax player on pace to break NCAA scoring record
4 VIDEO: Cyclists ride to raise money for affordable housing
News 12 the Bronx hit the streets to 5 Word on the Street: Paying for reserved parking

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Focus on Connecticut Focus on Connecticut

Features local, state and federal officials discussing the issues around southwestern Connecticut.

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut. Our Lives

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut.

Each week News 12 Connecticut introduces you to Hometown Hero

News 12 highlights people who give to the community.

We spotlight a local team each week. Connecticut Team of the Week

Each week News 12 Connecticut highlights a team from a local school.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE