Elderly man’s decomposing body found in Meriden apartment

Police investigate a body found in an apartment on East Main Street, November 3, 2016 (WTNH)
Police investigate a body found in an apartment on East Main Street, November 3, 2016 (WTNH)


MERIDEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Meriden police are investigating what they are calling a homicide.

Police were called to 657 East Main Street around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday for a report of a dead body in an apartment. Police found an elderly man’s body decomposing in the apartment.

At this point, police say they are investigating his death as a homicide and that they have not yet identified the man. Police have a search warrant for the apartment and are now processing the scene.

No additional information was available.