Body of Missing Branford Man Found in Meriden

A body of a 39-year-old Branford man who was reported missing after leaving to go to a Phish concert in New York during Fourth of July weekend was found in a car in Meriden on Friday and the cause of his death is not clear. 

Jason Czech disappeared on July 1 and his family reported him missing on July 4.

On Friday, his gray 2003 Honda Accord with Connecticut license plate 865-SJE was found on Mattabasset Drive in Meriden.

Police could not confirm immediately confirm if the body was Czech, but his family members said Czech's body was the one found in the car.

On Saturday his sister posted on Facebook that the Office of the Medical Examiner identified the body as Czech. The family is working to organize a memorial service.

Czech left home to go to a concert in Saratoga Springs, New York on Friday, July 1.

The cause and manner of his death might not be available for another four to 12 weeks, according to the office of the chief medical examiner.

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