Police Seek Help in Identifying Man Found Dead in Norwich

Police are trying to identify a man who was found dead in a wooded area of Norwich in early April and they are reaching out to the public.

The man was found off of Norwich Avenue, near the Hunters Road intersection, and police said he might have been dead for about six months.

He was Caucasian, between 30 and 45 years old, 5-feet-8 to 6-feet tall and had a surgical screw in his right ankle.

When police found the man, he was dressed in a long-sleeved white T-shirt, Wrangler jeans believed to be a 32 or 34 waist, a dark cloth belt and size 10-and-a-half black Avia sneakers with white soles.

Police do not know how the man died, but said they are considering it suspicious.

The Norwich Police Department and the State of Connecticut, Division of Scientific Services are investigating and anyone with information is asked to call the Norwich Police Detective Division and speak with Investigator Maldonado or Officer Barber at 860-886-5561, extension 156 or 157.

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