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I-D For Man Found In River

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The state Department of Energy and Environmental has released the name of a man found Sunday in the Coginchaug River in Middlefield.

He has been identified as 41-year-old Tomasz Skoczylas of Bristol.

It was around three o’clock yesterday afternoon that a person spotted Skoczylas’ body near Wadsworth Falls State Park.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Foul play is not suspected but there’s no word yet on a cause of death.  The body has been taken to the state medical examiner’s office pending further testing.

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