An autopsy is planned on the body of a man pulled from the Coginchaug River in Middlefield on Sunday. Officers from the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection’s Environmental Conservation Police learned about the body from a park patron around 3 p.m.

The body was found off Cherry Hill Road near Wadsworth Falls State Park. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The body was taken to the state Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for positive identification and confirmation of the cause of death.


Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

More From CBS Connecticut

Watch CBSN Live
CBS Entertainment

Listen Live