Sam Shekman, of Woodbridge, mourned after hiking accident in West Rock Woods

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Police say Sam Shekman accidentally fell off a cliff Sunday night. (Credit: News 12 Connecticut)

Family and friends are mourning the loss of a Woodbridge man who died in a hiking accident Sunday night.

Sam Shekman, 20, left his family's home at around 5 p.m. Sunday to go hiking. When he did not return home that evening, his family called police to report him missing at around 11 p.m. Police found Shekman's body early Monday morning about a half-mile into West Rock Woods on Bradley Street....

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