Police identify missing boater found dead in Cheshire

--FILE -- A Cheshire police cruiser

CHESHIRE, Conn. (WTNH) — Police have identified the man who was found in a body of water near Cook Hill Road after he was reported missing on Friday.

Officials say 70-year-old Richard Taylor of Plantsville had been reported missing earlier on Friday night after he left to go fishing.

According to police, they found his car at the New Departure Rod and Gun Club. A canine track from the man’s vehicle led to the body of water where Taylor was found.


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