Hiker discovers partially decomposed body near Pequonnock River Valley in Trumbull

Police say the discovery was made Sunday afternoon near Pequonnock River Valley in Trumbull, police say.

May 8, 2023, 10:25 AM

Updated 342 days ago

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A hiker discovered a partially decomposed body near Pequonnock River Valley in Trumbull, police say.
Police say the discovery was made Sunday afternoon.
The hiker was traveling through a densely wooded area a short distance from Church Hill Road when he came upon a partially decomposed body and some personal property nearby.
Police say the area where the body was found is not easily accessible to the public walking trail and is far from any homes or businesses.
Police say there were no obvious signs of foul play but they are classifying the incident as an untimely death.
Investigators say detectives are working to determine the identity of the body, along with any related circumstances that would have led to the death.
Police say detectives are expected to provide updates as their investigation continues.


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