Connecticut State Police

Body of Missing Woman Found Buried in Bloomfield Field

Police have identified the body found in a field in Bloomfield last week and said the remains are those of a woman who had been missing since August 2017 and authorities are investigating the case as a suspicious death.

Police have identified the woman as Elizabeth Rykhof.

Her family reported her missing on Sept. 22, 2017 after not hearing from her for a month.

Rykhof was 56 when she disappeared. Her family said at the time they she suffered from addiction and had bipolar disorder and they did not know where she was living.

Rykhof’s remains were found Thursday, buried at a 287-acre wetland site at 182 Woodland Ave. The cause of her death has not yet been determined.

Anyone with information is asked to call Bloomfield police at 860-242-5501.

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