Man Found Dead in State Forest in Chester

NBC Connecticut

A man was found dead at a state forest in Chester Tuesday, according to the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.

DEEP officials said the man was found unresponsive in the Pattaconk Recreation Area in Cockaponset State Forest. He was pronounced dead on scene.

The victim has not been publicly identified. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner will do an autopsy.

The investigation is ongoing and more details were not immediately available.

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