Body found at Conn. state park

Chatfield Hollow State Park in Killingworth, Conn. (Photo: WTNH)

KILLINGWORTH, Conn. (WTNH) — Police are investigating what they are calling the “untimely death” of a man at Chatfield Hollow State Park.

State Environmental Conservation Police and state police are on scene. Authorities are talking to parkgoers.

We’ll provide more updates as they are made available.

Update 7:10 p.m. Wednesday — ‘No apparent suspicious circumstances’

We just received this message from Connecticut State Police:

Connecticut State Police shortly after 3 p.m.  responded to a report of a possible untimely death at Chatfield Hollow State Park. Troopers assigned to Troop F responded to the State Park and met with DEEP Officers who directed Troopers to the scene.

Located at the scene was a male subject who was pronounced dead by EMS on scene. The scene was secured by responding Troopers and DEEP Officers.

Connecticut State Police Major Crime Detectives responded to the scene to assume this investigation assisted by DEEP Officers.

The preliminary investigation by detectives has determined that there are no apparent suspicious circumstances in this case. The identity of the deceased has been established but is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

The Office of the Chief States Medical Examiner will conduct a post mortem examination to determine manner and cause of death.

State Police are continuing this investigation.

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