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Body found in Norwich; police seeking information

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Norwich — Police on Tuesday said they’re seeking information after a man’s body was found in a wooded area near the intersection of Norwich Avenue and Hunters Road on Monday evening.

According to police, the remains are that of a white man between the ages of 30 and 45 who was between 5 feet 8 inches and 6 feet tall.

Police said the man, whose death they’re considering “suspicious,” likely has been dead for at least six months.

According to police, the man has a surgical screw in his right ankle that indicates a surgery.

When he was found, he was wearing a long-sleeved white T-shirt, size 32 or 34 Wrangler jeans, a dark-colored cloth belt and black, size 10.5 Avia sneakers with white soles.

Police said the manner of the man’s death is not yet known. Police, with the help of the state Division of Scientific Services, are investigating.

Police are asking anyone with information to call them at (860) 886-5561, ext. 156 or 157.


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