UPDATE: Official Press Release From Connecticut State Police Regarding Patrick McCarthy
Preston, CT. (March 30, 2017): State Police Detectives from Eastern District Major Crime are investigating after a deceased body was located along the Quinebaug River.
On March 30, 2017 at approximately 8:42 a.m. troopers from Troop E – Montville were notified that a deceased body of a white male had been located along the shore of the Quinebaug River in the area of 72 Roosevelt Ave. Extension in Preston, CT.
Detectives from Eastern District Major Crime (EDMC) responded to the scene and will assume the investigation.
The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner will be conducting a post-mortem examination in order to determine the cause and manner of death and to assist EDMC in the identification of the male.
Anyone who thinks they may have any information is asked to please contact detectives at Troop E at 860-848-6500 or text TIP711 with any information to 274637. All calls will remain confidential.
The deceased has been identified as: Patrick McCarthy (12/5/84)