Police have identified the man who was found dead along the shore in Old Lyme on Monday and said he had been missing since November.
State police were alerted around 3 p.m. Monday after the body of a man was found along the shore near Hatchett's Point and said he has been identified as 44-year-old Juan Colon, of New Britain.
New Britain police received a report that Colon was missing on Nov. 23 and a Silver Alert was issued for him that evening.
Detectives from Central District Major Crime have taken over the investigation. Police said there is no criminal aspect to the death investigation.
Anyone who may have additional information is asked to call state police at (860) 399-2100 or text TIP711 and the information to 274637.