Man Found Dead in Colchester Was Victim of Homicide: Medical Examiner

Connecticut State Police have identified the man who was found dead in Colchester late Friday night and the medical examiner has determined his death is a homicide.

Troopers responded to 95 Stanavage Road shortly before midnight for reports of an untimely death and found 36-year-old James Stone, who lived at that address.

Connecticut State Police said they have taken over the investigation and there is no threat to the public.

The office of the chief medical examiner determined Stone died of shotgun wounds to the chest and lower extremity and his death was a homicide.

Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at 860-896-3201 or text TIP711 and the information to 274637.

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